Battles - The Gallipoli Front
This section contains details of the battles and actions fought on the Gallipoli Front during the First World War.
Thus the Entente Powers' initial attempts at storming the Dardanelles solely via naval means alone is documented, as are subsequent attempts at winning control of the region by land means - ultimately without success.
The scope of operations in Gallipoli encompassed a twelve-month period from February 1915 through to the Allied evacuation in December 1915 and January 1916.
Additional entries will be added periodically.
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|Gallipoli Front - An Overview||Primer to events in Gallipoli|
|Initial Dardanelles Bombardment||Opened 19 February 1915|
|Attempt to Force the Narrows||Opened 18 March 1915|
|Landings at Helles & Anzac Cove||Opened 25 April 1915|
|First Battle of Krithia||Opened 28 April 1915|
|Counter-attack at Eski Hissarlik||Opened 1 May 1915|
|Second Battle of Krithia||Opened 6 May 1915|
|Turkish attack at Anzac Cove||Opened 19 May 1915|
|Third Battle of Krithia||Opened 4 June 1915|
|Battle of Gully Ravine||Opened 28 June 1915|
|Attack on Achi Baba||Opened 12 July 1915|
|Landings at Suvla Bay||Opened 6 August 1915|
|Battle of Lone Pine||Opened 6 August 1915|
|Battle of Sari Bair||Opened 6 August 1915|
|Battle of the Nek||Opened 6 August 1915|
|Battle of Hill 60||Opened 21 August 1915|
|Battle of Scimitar Hill||Opened 21 August 1915|
|Evacuation of Gallipoli||Opened 18 December 1915|
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