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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: HAYTHORNTHWAITE, PHILIP J.. GENERAL EDITOR DAVID G. CHANDLER. Title: Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey. Osprey Military Campaign Series 8.
Description: (Osprey, London, 1991).. 96 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photos, maps, battle plans, drawings. "The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. This campaign was characterised by the most outstanding courage and determination on both sides. (The author) describes in detail the planning of the attack and the course of events including the bombardment of the Turkish forts and the landings at Suvla Bay and ANZAC cove." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative accounts of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campa ign strategy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Interior - faint cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight yellowing to covers and edges of textblock, small light stain on top of textblock, flat uncreased spine. VG.
Keywords: Osprey, Campaigns, Battle Plans, Battlefields, Gallipoli, Turkey, Anzacs, Krithia, Sari Bair, Sulva Bay, Kum Kale, Turkish Army, Commander, Allied, Uniforms, Battleships, Australian, New Zealand.
Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 14014
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