How Successful Was The Gallipoli Landing

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On April 25, 1915 thousands of British, French and Australian troops landed, unknowing of the threat that they faced. The Gallipoli landing was a complete military disaster with the only British generals to blame. “Know your enemy.” This was not achieved by the British generals. They did not know what weapons the Turks had, they did not know how many men the Turks had, they did not realise how determined these brave soldiers were to protect their homeland, or how effective they were at managing this. The landings were unsuccessful, and the troops were faced with such impenetrable defences that they made little progress. The troops were exhausted and the Casualtylys rising they only option had one option left, and dug into

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