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Gallipoli

Episode 31: Gallipoli Part 7

The troops had also been on a hell of journey, but now they found themselves suck on the peninsula without any real hope of breaking out. Winter was coming down on them soon and while it was really hot in the summer it would also be really cold in the winter. So something had to be done and...
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Episode 30: Galipoli Part 6

The summer breakout attempts from Helles had been unsuccessful with the three battle of Krithia ending in failure for the British. The troops at ANZAC hadn't been idle during this time, but the primary point of effort had been elsewhere, but that was about to change. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The...
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Episode 29: Gallipoli Part 5

Last week we covered the landings on the five beaches on the tip of the peninsula at Capre Helles so all of the troops are shore. The ANZAC troops from Australia and New Zealand now find themselves in the shallow beachhead at Anzac Cove. The 29th Division and the Royal Naval Division are ensconced in the trenches not...
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Episode 28: Gallipoli Part 4

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While other troops are landing elsewhere the primary point of effort was at Cape Helles by the men of the British 29th division. They would land on 5 beaches scattered around the end of the Gallipoli peninsula early in the morning of April 25th. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of...
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Episode 27: Gallipoli Part 3

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The first day of landings on the Gallipoli peninsula. The soldiers of the ANZAC have their date with destiny at what will come to be called ANZAC Cove. The French land on the Asiatic shore, and the RND just sort of wanders around. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the...
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Episode 26: Gallipoli Part 2

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The Allied ships enter the Dardanelles for their final, and largest attack. We then dig into what British plan to do after it fails. Download iTunes RSS Your browser does not support the audio element. The History of the Great war is now available on Stitcher Map of the Dardanelles attack Landing beaches at Gallipoli...
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Episode 25: Gallipoli Part 1

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This episode will be the first of what I believe to be five episodes on the Dardanelles slash Gallipoli campaign and today we will look at the events leading up to the first shot being fired by Royal Navy battleships off the coast of the Dardanelles before moving into the events of February and March 1915 that saw...
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