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Gallipoli

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.

Recommended Listening
Turkey’s Gallipoli – 100 years on, we examine the 1915 battle through Turkish eyes.

Photos
http://www.theguardian.com/news/ng-interactive/2015/apr/22/anzac-cove-and-gallipoli-then-and-now-interactive

Elsewhere on the Web
http://gallipoli.rte.ie
http://gallipoli.rte.ie/guides/irish-anzacs

Photos
B46130_110 Andrew Alexander Miller

Australian troops bathing at Gallipoli, 1915

Wikipedia
Gallipoli Campaign
Gallipoli

Planeta.com

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