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Gallipoli: A Ridge Too Far
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Preface Contributors Gallipoli strengths and casualties Maps and tables Notes on measurements and Turkish names Chronology of the Gallipoli campaign Introduction: '... the most ghastly and costly fiasco' Ashley Ekins Part 1: Strategies and plans 1. The hand of history - Robin Prior 2. The August offensives in British Imperial Grand Strategy - Stephen Badsey 3. A ridge too far: the obstacles to allied victory - Ashley Ekins Part 2: The Anzac Breakout battles 4. By bomb and bayonet: the attacks from Lone Pine to the Nek - Peter Burness 5. 'I thought I could command men': Monash and the assault on Hill 971 - Peter Pedersen 6. 'From the uttermost ends of the earth': the New Zealand battle for Chunuk Bair - John Tonkin-Covell Part 3: Enemies and allies 7. 'There will be no retreating': Turkish soldiers' reactions to the August offensive - Kenan Celik 8. 'Only 1 per cent of our own strength': German military command in the Gallipoli campaign and the impact of the Ottoman alliance on German strategy - Holger Afflerbach 9. 'No room for any lapses in concentration;: Ottoman commanders; responses to the August offensive - Harvey Broadbent 10. The French on Gallipoli and observations on Australian and British forces during the August offensive - Elizabeth Greenhalgh and Colonel Frederic Guelton 11. Their mercenary calling: the Indian army on Gallipoli, 1915 - Rana Chhina 12. Supplying the offensive: the role of allied logistics - Rhys Crawley Part 4: Legacies 13. Walking the ground: Gallipoli revisited, 1919 - Janda Gooding 14. Gallipoli: foreshadowing future conflicts - Robert O'Neill Notes Suggested further reading Index

About the Author

Ashley Ekins specialises in the history of the First World War and the Vietnam War. He has published widely on the role of Australian soldiers in the First World War and contributed chapters and edited, '1918 Year of Victory: The end of the Great War and the shaping of history' (Exisle 2010), and 'War Wounds: Medicine and the trauma of conflict' (Exisle 2011), which he co-edited with Elizabeth Stewart.

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