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Gallipoli

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Gallipoli

  1. 1. Gallipoli By Harvey Mifsud
  2. 2. Gallipoli - Background <ul><li>The campaign was launched on 25 April 1915 when two landings were made. One was the a 35,000-strong British main force led by Lieutenant General Hunter Weston and the other a 17,000-strong support force comprising men from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) under General William Birdwood. </li></ul>This is a picture of when they landed.
  3. 3. What the plan was <ul><li>To invade Turkey and take control of the country so they could sail though the peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>The operations of Gallipoli was a twelve-month period from February 1915 through to the Allied evacuation in December 1915 and January 1916. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The troops were landed at the wrong spot. </li></ul><ul><li>They had to try and climb up steep cliffs under enemy fire. </li></ul><ul><li>The Turkish soldiers were up the top of the cliffs and the diggers or soldiers, were ambushed. </li></ul><ul><li>They had to have rasions of tined food because there was no food left of what they brought . </li></ul>The Anzacs open fire.
  5. 5. <ul><li>On Anzac day we remember all those soldiers who fought for our country. </li></ul><ul><li>Anzac stands for Australian N ew Zealand army corps. </li></ul><ul><li>On Anzac day we go to services in our local town. </li></ul>A Gallipoli grave site
  6. 6. The War Memorial The war memorial is a place where people can go to look at tanks guns and a hole lot of other things about war. People can also research their family members that served In the war . The Australian war memorial War veteran Solute to the Anzacs.
  7. 7. My Reflection I respect the Anzacs how they served in the war. I think that the war in Gallipoli was really bad how they got ambushed but I would like to go to Gallipoli . Diggers resting in the mud The traditional poppy laying
  8. 8. Thank you for listing to my presentation. lest we forget.

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