Gallipoli: The Turkish Story

Gallipoli: The Turkish Story

by Kevin Fewster, Vecihi Hurmuz Basarin, Hatice Hurmuz Basarin
     
 

Offering interviews with Turkish survivors of the Gallipoli campaign, insights from their descendants, and more than 50 photographs from the Turkish side of the trenches, this is the story of the infamous World War I battle from the Turkish perspective. This portrayal of the Battle of Canakkale, as the Turks call it, paints a richer portrait of the past and

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Offering interviews with Turkish survivors of the Gallipoli campaign, insights from their descendants, and more than 50 photographs from the Turkish side of the trenches, this is the story of the infamous World War I battle from the Turkish perspective. This portrayal of the Battle of Canakkale, as the Turks call it, paints a richer portrait of the past and broadens the knowledge and understanding of this tragic event. This battle has become a common bond between Turkey and the Australians and New Zealanders against whom they fought, and this book presents a point of view which is of growing interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781741140453
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
08/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Fewster is a World War I researcher and has taught history at the University of New South Wales, the Royal Military College, and Duntroon. He is the editor of Gallipoli Correspondent and the director of the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia. Vecihi Basarin is a Turkish chemical engineer. Hatice Basarin is a Turkish urban planner.

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