Gallipoli Campaign

Who what, when, why and how

Part of the Middle Eastern Theatre of World War I


Gallipoli Campaign, April 1915.

Date

25 April 1915 – 9 January 1916

Location

Gallipoli peninsula, Ottoman Empire

Result

Decisive Ottoman victory

Belligerents - countries waging war

British Empire

  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • India
  • Newfoundland
  • New Zealand
    France
    French West Africa

Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
Germany
Austria-Hungary

Strength

British Empire:
489,000
France:
79,000
5 divisions (initial)
16 divisions (final)

Ottoman Empire:
315,500
6 divisions (initial)
15 divisions (final)

Casualties and losses

220,000, 59% casualty rate

251,000, 60% casualty rate


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