Photo: Royston Rascals, Eceabat
Gallipoli is a peninsula in northwestern Turkey, the site of the Gallipoli Campaign (sometimes called the Battle of Gallipoli) in World War I.
Turkish: Gelibolu Yarımadası
Greek: Χερσόνησσος της Καλλίπολης)
Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name “Καλλίπολις” (Kallípolis), meaning “Beautiful City,” the original name of the modern town of Gelibolu.
Turkey’s Gallipoli – 100 years on, we examine the 1915 battle through Turkish eyes.