Gallipoli

The Anzacs' initiation to battle came in a seaborne invasion of the Turkish Gallipoli peninsula, beginning with the famous landings around what came to be known as Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915. The major campaigns, battles or areas of operation listed on this niche of remembrance are:

Battle of the Landing

This listing refers to the first battles in the Anzac Sector of the Gallipoli Peninsula which occurred from 25 April to 2 May 1915.  Read more...

Krithia  

This listing recalls the Second Battle of Krithia which was fought at Cape Helles on the Gallipoli Peninsula 8 May 1915.   Read more...

Lone Pine

This listing recalls the battle of Lone Pine which was fought from 6 to 9 August 1915 on the Gallipoli Peninsula.   Read more...

Sari Bair

This listing refers to the final Allied attempt to break the defensive deadlock on the Gallipoli Peninsula in August 1915.  Read more...

Hill 60

This refers to the battle for Hill 60, an important feature at the northern end of the Sari Bair range on the Gallipoli Peninsula which occurred from 21 to 29 August 1915.  Read more...

The Evacuation

This listing recalls the final evacuation of troops from the Anzac sector of the Gallipoli Peninsula which occurred between 15 and 20 December 1915.  Read more...

On this day

On this day
8 July

1941 — Troops of 17 Brigade continued fighting against Vichy French troops in Syria, leading to the capture of Beirut

1942 — 13 Wellington bombers of 460 Squadron, RAAF, took part in a night-time bombing raid on the major German port of Wilhelmshaven, severely damaging the ship-building yards