1. bal canavar

    Gallipoli (Gelibolu)

    a Turkish soldier carrying a wounded ANZAC . 25th April commemoration day of military casualties and veterans of the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives ... You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest...
  2. B

    Gallipoli remembered.

    Watch: Ceremonies mark campaign of Gallipoli anniversary - BBC News It's good to see all these leaders together to commemorate the anniversary of this battle, and to remember all those who died all those years ago...
  3. Akasya

    100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli / Çanakkale

    Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of March 13th 1913 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli / Çanakkale A sad remembrance for all those who paid the ultimate price , their families and friends their sad loss. Mans inhumanity to man. Steve.
  4. I

    Izmir to Gallipoli

    Hi we are planning a drive/road trip over 8 days up to Canakkale has anyone done something similar and have recommended stop off places ? thanks
  5. A

    Helles Memorial Gallipoli

    If anyone is considering visiting the memorial between now and next summer, would they please do me a favour. I visited the memorial in late July but unfortunately the memorial was undergoing some renovation work. I wanted to take a photograph of plaque 125. This plaque shows the name of...
  6. jandj


    In May 2013, I am going to drive again from the UK to Foca, this time with my son-in-law Nick. He is ex-military, and we are planning to stop over in Gallipoli to pay our respects to the fallen. Can anyone please suggest a hotel in that area. I've stayed in Eceabat before, but would like to stay...
  7. C

    Ceremonies 24&25 April at Gallipoli Battlefields

    The annual ceremonies of rememberance for the Turkish and Allied forces were/are held on yesterday and today- 24th and 25th April. The Turkish Foreign Minister and many ambassadors attended the first one at the main Turkish monument "Abide" , followed by the French service at their cememetery...
  8. M

    Gallipoli Battle Fields

    Hi all Does anyone know if there are any tours from the Akbuk area which take in the battle fields of Gallipoli. Apologies in advance if I have spelt it wrong!!! xx mo
  9. shirleyanntr

    Gallipoli battle fields survey

    this article which is about a survey of the Gallipoli Battle fields is to me both ironic and sad and underlines the futility of wars. Teams of Turkish Australian and New Zealand Archaeologists are working together to survey the Gallipoli Battle Fields and sift through the debris found in the...
  10. John O' Dreams

    Gallipoli losses avoidable

    Slaughter at Gallipoli avoidable, says envoy The slaughter at Gallipoli could have been avoided had the British accepted Turkey’s offer to side with them during the first World War, the Turkish ambassador to Ireland has claimed. Turkey was neutral at the start of the war, but joined in on the...
  11. ceemac

    Volcano casts its dark shroud over Gallipoli

    MANY Australians' hopes of commemorating Anzac Day at Gallipoli have been thrown into disarray by the worsening volcanic ash crisis, the biggest disruption to global aviation since the September 11 terrorist attacks. Here C
  12. ceemac

    95th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli

    Turkey is finalizing arrangements for the celebration of the 95th Anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, which will take place April 16-25, 2010. Activities will include swimming contests, chess tournament, a Turkey-New Zealand-Australia international handball competition, Gallipoli Peace Run...
  13. ceemac

    Irish President pays tribute to fallen Irish at Gallipoli

    President Mary Mc Aleese has paid tribute to more than 4,000 Irish men who lost their lives fighting for the British Army at Gallipoli. Here C
  14. ceemac

    Turkey Honours Fallen At Gallipoli

    I watched the film starring Mel Gibson last night - such a pointless waste of life. 'Turkish and foreign officials marked the 95th anniversary of the victory at Çanakkale during World War I around the country Thursday.' Here C
  15. ceemac

    Awards For Gallipoli Descendants

    AFS Intercultural Programmes New Zealand has awarded the 2010 Gallipoli Youth Award to two young students from New Zealand and Turkey with close connections to ANZAC soldiers who served at Gallipoli. AFS is the largest organisation in the world to facilitate non-fee-paying cultural exchanges...
  16. Carolyn


    I found these words in a recent article in the Mail which referred to a visit to Gallipoli. Ataturk paid a tribute to the soldiers who had died there when he wrote "There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side in this country of ours. You, the...
  17. shirleyanntr

    war cemeteries in Gallipoli

    Çanakkale - Gelibolu Peninsula Historical Park NATIONAL PARKS Çanakkale - Gelibolu Peninsula Historical Park Location: The Gelibolu Peninsula Historical National Park, with a total area of 33,000 hectares, was founded in 1973 and is on the United Nations list of Parks and Protection Areas. It...
  18. merlin

    The battle for Gallipoli....

    Leaders from Turkey, Australia, New Zealand and Britain have today gathered to commemorate the 90th anniversary of one of World War I's fiercest battles. A minute's silence was observed on the Gallipoli peninsula - where some 35,000 allied troops died in 1915. More than 85,000 Turkish men...
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