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Gallipoli Campaign

  • The Australian Federal Government decided that in the event of war it would offer to Great Britain a military force

    The Australian Federal Government decided that in the event of war it would offer to Great Britain a military force
  • Great Britain declared war on the German Empire and its allies

    Great Britain declared war on the German Empire and its allies
  • Major-General William Throsby Bridges was appointed to command the proposed Australian military force.

    Major-General William Throsby Bridges was appointed to command the proposed Australian military force.
    Bridges eventually chose the name of the new force it was named (the Australian Imperial Force) (AIF).
  • First convoy of transport ships carrying the AIF and the New Zealand Expeditionary Force departed for Europe from St George's Sound, Albany, Western Australia

    First convoy of transport ships carrying the AIF and the New Zealand Expeditionary Force departed for Europe from St George's Sound, Albany, Western Australia
  • Anzac corps becomes part of Gallipoli campaign

    Warships of the British and French navy failed to silence the guns of the Turkish forts at the Dardanelles. Shortly after the decision was taken to invade the Gallipoli peninsula with a combined force of which the Anzac Corps would be part.
  • The Anzac Corps in Egypt received orders that it was to move to the front.

    The Anzac Corps in Egypt received orders that it was to move to the front.
    4 months off training near Cairo, the Australians were to depart by ship for Gallipoli peninsula, together with troops of New Zealand, britain and france.
  • Australian battalions attack at Krithia.

    Australian battalions attack at Krithia.
    Australian 2nd brigade, 5th,6th,7th and 8th battalions attacked Turkish positions at Krithia inn the British are in the Sothern tip of the peninsula.
  • The British battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth took senior Anzac Corps officers and battalion commanders to view the coast of Gallipoli and to select landing sites.

    The British battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth took senior Anzac Corps officers and battalion commanders to view the coast of Gallipoli and to select landing sites.
  • Anzac cove 25 April major general William throsby bridges with his division first to land on Gallipoli.

    Anzac cove 25 April major general William throsby bridges with his division first to land on Gallipoli.
  • 3;00 the first of the anzacs troops began making their way to shore

    They menclimbed down ropes over the side of the ships jumped into the cold seas. The rowboats were towed by steamboats until land could be sighted,The Anzacs weren’t the only troops to land on the Gallipoli peninsula on 25 of April. British and French troops landed to the south at cape helles.
  • 4:30 other ANZACS landed on Gallipoli

    4:30 other ANZACS landed on Gallipoli
    More anzacs began to land on Gallipoli, they landed near Ari Burnu point. The 3rd australian bregade, 9th,10th,12th battallions along with 3rd field ambulance. The remaining ANZACS came ashore throughout the day, by evening the ANZACS held a narrow attack, ANZACS held a triangle piece of land roughly 2km long.
  • The first hospital ship

    The first hospital ship
    The first hospital ship to evacuate wounded from ANZAC reached Alexandria, Egypt.
  • Capturing the Turkish trenches

    Capturing the Turkish trenches
    Group from 15th battalion crept out during the night and captured the Turkish trench in front of Quinn's post. Next morning they were driven back with many men wounded as they ran for the Australian line..
  • Turkish counter attack

    Turkish counter attack
    After the Gallipoli landing, the Turks were determined to push the invaders back into the sea. So they they launched a counter attack. The Anzac’s fought to defend their hard-won ground, and the Turkish attack failed. More than 10000 Turkish soldiers were killed or wounded. Small area of Gallipoli peninsula was now held by the ANZACS due to the attacks.
  • The Truce

    The Truce
    Truce was made which allowed soldiors to bury dead lying in no-mans-land between the trenches. This was due to the fact that it was summer and the heat on the dead bodies had begun to rot causing an overpowering smell.
  • 5:30 Units of 1st division attacked Turkish trenches at Lone Pine.

    5:30 Units of 1st division attacked Turkish trenches at Lone Pine.
  • 6:00 Turkish Front Line at lone pine

    6:00 Turkish Front Line at lone pine
    The fierce Turkish counter attack begins.
  • 8:30 Troops of NZ attacked up Valleys towards Sari Bair range.

    8:30 Troops of NZ attacked up Valleys towards Sari Bair range.
    The New Zealanders mounted rifles, attacked up steep valleys towards the range of Sari Bair.
  • 9:30 British units begin landing at Suvla Bay.

    9:30 British units begin landing at Suvla Bay.
  • 4:30 AM Attack of Turkish trenches at the NEK

    4:30 AM Attack of Turkish trenches at the NEK
    The nek was a narrow ridge between steep gullies held by the turks. The battle for control of the nek it was a complete disaster for the ANZACS.Four waves of men of the 3rd battalion attacked attacked the turkisg trenches at the NEK. The lives of many were decreased. Allies bombarded Turkish trenches with shellfire, several hundred men killed within a half hour.
  • 4:30 PM Attacks made from Quinns post and Pope's post.

    4:30 PM Attacks made from Quinns post and Pope's post.
  • NZ and british troops captured Chunuk Bair

    NZ and british troops captured Chunuk Bair
    With the help of the British soldiors they captured Chunuk Bair and held it despite strong turkish counter attacks.
  • The first units of Australian 2nd division, 1ith and 18th battalion arrived at ANZAC

    The first units of Australian 2nd division, 1ith and 18th battalion arrived at ANZAC
  • Australian,NZ and British units attacked the flank of hill 60 and gained some ground.

    Australian,NZ and British units attacked the flank of hill 60 and gained some ground.
  • Evacuation plan

    A plan was drawn up to evacute all three British held areas - Helles, Anzac and Suvla.
  • Attack of Hill 60

    Britain, Australia and New Zealand attacked hill 60 gained some ground, but failed to take and hold the main Turkish position.
  • Evacuation of Suvla and ANZAC cove

    Evacuation of Suvla and ANZAC cove
    This was th most succesful part of the campaign it was called the under cover of a comprehensive deception operation. The result was that the Turks were unnable to result in more than a very small amount of casualties on evacuatinf force
  • All of the remaining 20,000 Australian And NZ were withdrawn from the ANZAC area of Galipolli

    All of the remaining 20,000 Australian And NZ were withdrawn from the ANZAC area of Galipolli
  • Turkish newspaper reported that 'all of the gallipoli peninsula is now free from the enemy'.