The Gallipoli Campaign


Australian troops charge near a Turkish trench just before the evacuation at Anzac. Image by © CORBIS One of the most infamous aspects of World War I was its long, brutal stalemate along the enormous system of trenches known as the Western Front. The powers involved all expected the war to be over quickly, but it reached an impasse almost immediately.

One of the most infamous aspects of World War I was its long, brutal stalemate along the enormous system of trenches known as the Western Front. The powers involved all expected the war to be over quickly, but it reached an impasse almost immediately.

Australian troops charge near a Turkish trench just before the evacuation at Anzac. Image by © CORBIS

Topics in this Podcast: wwi, World War I, New Zealand history, Middle Eastern history, new zealand, Turkey, Australian history, military history, Australia, 20th century