The Great War, I was there - Part 9

O T-C‘ V ’BEACH HEROES A THEIRS OWN COMRADES SAW THEM Superb heroism and stark tragedy will be ever linked with Gallipoli, wherein 1915 British troops tought with superhuman courage against most frightful odds. How they struggled through murderous and almost ceaseless fire to make a landing on“ V ”beach as a preliminary to an onslaught on the Turks is told in this chapter by General Sir Hamilton.Ian To his graphic words an added vividness is given by this remarkable photograph, taken from the River Clyde, which shows a party of Dublin Fusiliers on the shore sheltering behind a sandbank while aboard the lighter in the foreground the hapless dead and dying lie. In the background is seen the fortress of Sedd el Bahr
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