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Diary of The Battle of Bombardment of the Dardenelles dated 1915.


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Biographical details The Dardanelles Campaign began as a naval operation however the success of the Ottoman defence led to the Gallipoli Campaign. (This was an attempt to occupy the Gallipoli peninsula with land forces supported by the navies, to open the sea route to Constantinople). The Allies also tried to pass submarines through the Dardanelles to attack Ottoman shipping in the Sea of Marmara.
Description Battle of Bombardment of the Dardenelles dated 1915 (in brief) with detailed sketches of Dardanelles with names of forts drawn on HMS LORD NELSON including a short description with a list of British, French and Russian ships and sketches of women in the back.
Date made 1915-03-02 - 1915-05-17

Finding Reference JOD/313
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 volume
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