This photo gallery archives the historic Gallipoli Campaign through images of sailors, commanders, troops, trenches, and more. The campaign took place between April 25, 1915 and January 9, 1916 during World War I.
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The E15 British Submarinehttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/800px-HMS_E15_wreck-2wm5jtzms41j8srp4ix9fu.jpg
The British submarine E15, which grounded on Kephez Point, Dardanelles, on April 17th, and was subsequently torpedoed to render it useless to the enemy in the brilliant exploit of two picket boats from the Majestic and Triumph. This photograph shows the Turks in possession of their valueless prize, which has been pitted by shot and shell. A German naval officer is making notes.
A Cliff Top in Cape Helleshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/800px-60_pounder_Cape_Helles_June_1915-2wm5otahjmn920xrrnqxoq.jpg
A British 60 pounder Mk I battery in action on a cliff top at Cape Helles, Gallipoli, possibly in June 1915.
A New 'Horse of Troy'http://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/485px-SS_River_Clyde2-2wm5ofpyo12wwsbm63s4cq.jpg
One of the most romantic achievements of the war was the landing on Gallipoli of the British troops from the transport River Clyde. The ship was purposely run aground in order to facilitate rapid disembarkation of the soldiers through spacious doors cut in her side. This photograph shows the River Clyde, a new "Horse of Troy", stranded on the Dardanelles shore.
V Beach at Cape Helles, Gallipoli, 6 May 1915. View is from the bow of the collier SS River Clyde.
Lancashire Landing at Cape Helleshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/W_Beach_Helles_Gallipoli-2wm5nzig4abmej15hcxjbe.jpg
W Beach (Lancashire Landing) at Cape Helles, Gallipoli, 7 January 1916, just prior to the final evacuation of British forces during the Battle of Gallipoli. The explosion of a Turkish shell in the water, fired from the Asian shore of the Dardanelles, can be seen.
A British Trench at Cape Helleshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/British_trench_periscope_Cape_Helles_1915-2wm5nf5nsvz46o3x30zbbe.jpg
British soldier, with the aid of a periscope, keeps an eye on the Turkish trenches while his comrades enjoy a well-earned repose.
Artillery Guns at Cape Helleshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/723px-French_75_gun_at_Cape_Helles_1915-2wm5n0gfcnm30zrx0oclje.jpg
A French Colonial 75 mm artillery gun in action near Sedd el Bahr at Cape Helles, Gallipoli during the Third Battle of Krithia, 4 June 1915.
Rolls-Royce Armored Carshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/800px-RNAS_armoured_cars_Cape_Helles_1915-2wm5ms5vtcfnlsidli5bm2.jpg
Crude garage of the iron war-horse. This photograph shows how armoured cars are hidden from Turkish observation posts. The value of such weapons on Gallipoli, where there are no roads to speak of, must be rather questionable, though armoured cars have rendered great service to the Allies in France and Flanders
Major-General Aylmer Hunter-Weston at Camp Helleshttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/433px-Aylmer_Hunter-Weston_and_staff_at_Helles-2wm5mg3n199kt4uomcedje.jpg
Major-General A.M. Hunter-Weston, C.B., D.S.O., with two of his Staff, in the trench leading to his dug-out, the entrance to which, protected by sand-bags, is seen in the background. Sir Ian Hamilton spoke highly of the Major-General in his despatch.
Australian sniper using a periscope rifle at Gallipoli, 1915. He is aided by a spotter with a periscope. The men are believed to belong to the Australian 2nd Light Horse Regiment and the location is probably Quinn's Post.
Australian Gunners in M'Cay's Hillhttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/800px-Australian_gunners_at_Anzac-2wm5ljxnmctdcpri0l2ioa.jpg
Australian gunners of the 9th Field Battery operating the Number 4 18-pounder field gun at M'Cay's Hill, Anzac, 19 May 1915, during the Battle of Gallipoli.9th Field Battery were in 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 1st Division.
No Man's Landhttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/733px-Anzac_truce_24_May_1915-2wm5ladvo4b25118qr0op6.jpg
Scene in no man's land at Anzac during the truce of 24 May 1915, organised to bury the Turkish dead from the attack of 19 May, in which an estimated 3,000 men were killed.
Aboard the HMS E14http://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/800px-Edward_Courtney_Boyle_aboard_HMS_E14-2wm5k96ylijbio36qcalmy.jpg
Commander Edward Courtney Boyle, VC, aboard HMS E14.
General Hamilton's Marchhttp://witnify.com/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/Sir_Ian_Hamilton_inspects_Royal_Naval_Division-2wm5ozblxo8agcrm98meq2.jpg
General Sir Ian Hamilton leaving for his Headquarters after having inspected the Royal Naval Division, which is seen lined up in the background. The Commander-in-Chief's task for the Empire in the Levant has been regarded as one of the most difficult undertakings in the history of warfare.