Why did the Allies plan to capture Gallipoli?
the allies wanted to capture gallipoli so they could get supplies to the Russians
I'm assuming you're asking for the connection. (If I assumed wrong, say so and I'll edit the answer accordingly) The Gallipoli Campaign in World War I that the Allies began to capture the Dardanelles Straits was mainly manned by ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) soldiers. Basically, the Gallipoli battles were fought by Australians alongside New Zealanders.
The allied forces were trying to take the Gallipoli peninsula because it over looked the Dardanelles. The plan was to take the Gallipoli peninsula so the Allied forces could take the capital, Instanbul (now Constantinople). The only way to get to the capital was through the Dardanelles, which was heavily guarded by Turkish guns. So if the Allies could take Gallipoli, they could invade the capital. Then, along with Russia, they could attck Germany thorugh…
In WWI, the Gallipoli Campaign was an effort by the Allied forces to capture the Dardanelles from the Ottoman Empire who were allies of Germany. Australians and New Zealanders were part of a large British force that landed on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. It was a disastrous campaign, and over 10,000 men were killed in this conflict. It has been argued that the forces landed at the wrong site, making it difficult to get…
What role did the British Navy play in the first attempt to capture the Dardanelles and Why did it fail?
Gallipoli was not a war in itself but a battlefield in the First World War. The Gallipoli Campaign took place at Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey from 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. A joint British Empire and French operation was mounted to capture the Ottoman capital of Istanbul, and secure a sea route to Russia. The attempt failed, with heavy casualties on both sides.