By Dennis Ten
Captain Faik sees enemy shipsAt 2:00am he sees the enemy ships approaching
At 2:30am he reports to his HQ due to his loss of clear vision of the enemy ships.
All Turk Defences are put on alert2:57am- All Turk Defences are put on alert
ANZACs Reached the shore4:21am- ANZACs got dropped off at the destination point,
4:25am- ANZACs are taking heavy casualties due to heave trench fire from the Ottomans.
4:30am- Ottomans request reinforcements.
4:35am- First ANZAC units take trench on Hell Spit.
4:35am- Ottoman machineguns are ordered to fire at the ANZACs and their boats.
The Kaba Tepe guns begin shooting4:50- The Ottoman Major Halis looses communication with captain Faik and orders his artillery battery to begin shelling the ANZAC landing area with devastating results.
5:00- ANZACs give orders to silence the Ottoman machine guns.
ANZACs took control over a big piece of land7:20- commanding officers land.
8:00- crucial tactic decision at plateau 400.
ANZAC main force start arriving.9:00am- ANZAC main force start arriving at 2nd Ridge while snipers fire at them.
9:30am- ANZACs retreat but hold off Ottoman reinforcements.
10:30am- ANZAC troops appemptr capturing Baby700.
NZ troops land11:00am- New Zealanders start landing.
ANZAC morale starts to sinc14:00am- Auckland Batallion reaches Baby700.
14:00am- ANZAC morale starts to sinc.
16:30am- After hours of fighting Ottomans finally hold off Baby700.
ANZAC line established on 2nd Ridge18:00pm- ANZAC line established on 2nd Ridge
First discussion of ANZAC evacuation19:00pm- First discussion of ANZAC evacuation
Ottomans' Counterattack21:03pm- Final Ottoman counterattack.
21:15pm- Birdwood called ashore to talk about evacuation.
Note Dictated to General Hamilton22:00pm- Note Dictated to General Hamilton.