This paper discusses Gallipoli, a major event of WWI battle between Allies & Turks and emphasizes poor planning, weak decision making, faulty command structure and overall meaningless tragedy of the campaign.
# 17479 | 3,375 words | 8 sources | 1985 |
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From the Paper:"Of the ill.fated campaign for Gallipoli British General Sir William Robertson later concluded, it had been "A wonderful example of gallantry and endurance by men and a calamitous display of mismanagement by authority". World War I, in retrospect, seems to have been fraught with large.scale human tragedy on the part of its fighting men: on the Western Front hundreds of thousands of soldiers died to gain a few hundred yards of trench.bound, obliterated landscape which, in truth, was of no real value at all. On the Eastern Front, too, thousands of soldiers perished in freezing cold weather they were ill.prepared or supplied for. The campaign for the Gallipoli Peninsula, between the Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles, in the eastern Mediterranean Sea area, represented another of those tragic episodes: hundreds of thousands of fighting men ... "
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