Battle of Gallipoli (473,000 total casualties)

Top 10 Deadliest Battles of World War I

The Battle of Gallipoli was a an attack on the Ottoman Empire to help take pressure of Russia's front. There was hope that in the progression of the Gallipoli campaign that the Turks would have a revolution and join the allies.

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

World War I. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

An Australian bringing in a wounded comrade to hospital. Dardanelles Campaign, ca. 1915. | Location: Gallipoli Penninsula, Turkey.

An Australian bringing in a wounded comrade to hospital. Dardanelles Campaign, ca.

The 'Anzac Walk' visits 14 locations on the old Anzac battlefield on the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey. The main areas the Anzacs held from 25 April to 20 December 1915.

The 'Anzac Walk' visits 14 locations on the old Anzac battlefield on the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey. The main areas the Anzacs held from 25 April to 20 December

Australian WWI barge shipwreck off Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey.  Tragic and beautful

Australian WWI barge shipwreck off Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey. Tragic and beautful

Australian Army Captain Leslie Morshead in a trench during Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey, circa 6-10 Aug 1915; Source: Australian War Memorial; ID: A02025

[Photo] Australian Army Captain Leslie Morshead in a trench during Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey, circa 6-10 Aug 1915

A trench at Lone Pine after the battle, showing Australian and Turkish dead on the parapet. Captain Leslie Morshead, who later became later became Lieutenant General Sir Leslie Morshead stands in the peaked cap looking upwards.

Graves near a bivouac, Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey

Graves near a dugout, Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey

Indian man with mule, Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915. Photograph taken by Ernest Northcroft Merrington. Indian man with mule, Gallipoli, Turkey. Negatives taken by Rev Ernest Northcroft Merrington, all relating to World War 1, chiefly Gallipoli. Ref: 1/2-077970-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23152222

Indian man with mule, Gallipoli, Turkey, Photograph taken by Ernest Northcroft Merrington. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Anzac day (we Turks and Anzacs lost many people. all of them rest in peace in Gallipoli)

Anzac day (we Turks and Anzacs lost many people, all of them rest in peace in Gallipoli)

Australian forces invading in 1915 ; Battle of Gallipoli / Canakkale, Turkey

Photograph - Australian troops charging near a Turkish trench, Gallipoli, 1915

Simpson & his donkey @ Gallipoli 1915

Simpson & his donkey @ Gallipoli 1915

DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN TURKEY 1915 - 1916 (Q 53498)   A battleship fires its 12-inch guns in the Dardanelles Straits in 1915.

Q A British battleship fires its guns in the Dardanelles Straits

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