World War 1
History of Australia
Who was the father of the modern Turkey that fought in Gallipoli?
Asked in World War 1, History of Australia
What country was the Battle of Gallipoli fought in?
Asked in Turkey (Country), Gallipoli Campaign
Where is Gallipoli?
Modern day Turkey, then known as the Ottoman Empire. Gallipoli is found in the European part of Turkey with the Aegan Sea to the west. Winston Churchill explained it as "The soft underbelly of Europe". Gallipoli is located in the Eastern part of Turkey, with the Aegean sea to the West and the Darndenelle straits to the East.
Where did the Anzac's fight?
In 1915 they fought on the Gallipoli Peninsula in the Ottoman Empire (modern day Turkey). After that they split into two forces; the infantry formed the NZEF and the AIF and went to the Western Front while the cavalry and mounted riflemen from New Zealand and Australia fought in the desert at Palestine.