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The Allied campaign against Gallipoli began in 1915 when the Turks went into World War I on Germany's side. Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty in the British War Cabinet, conceived the plan of smashing through the Dardanelles with a fleet of old battleships and reopening the straits to Russian shipping.
For years the Turks had been beaten in every battle they fought, and the project stood a reasonable chance of success.
But what happened in the next nine months was a nightmare of lost opportunities, confused planning, and military incompetence.
Here is an epic of gallantry and folly -- the whole story of the most controversial campaign of modern times.
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