Gallipoli: Sharing our stories

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V Beach, Gallipoli

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Turkish memorial near V Beach

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Suvla Bay, site of the landings of August 1915

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A soldier’s diary, 1915

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The naval bombardment, from a French magazine of 1915

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Today there is still plenty of evidence of the gruelling trench warfare at Gallipoli

Looking-west-to-Suvla

Looking west to Suvla Bay

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Looking east towards Helles

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The Lancashire Fusiliers on their way to the landings of 25th April 1915

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The King’s Own Scottish Borderers at the Third Battle of Krithia, 4th June 1915

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Just after sunset at Helles, the southern tip of the Gallipoli peninsula

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The Gallipoli peninsula on a 1915 map produced for the public at home

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The Dardanelles Strait looking east towards Asia

Ataturk-memorial

Atatürk’s famous speech of reconciliation at Ari Burnu

Gallipoli Centenary
Education Project

The Gallipoli campaign was fought in a quiet corner of Turkey, but made the Great War into a World War. Today, people look back at the costly campaign with very different feelings – pride, shame, anger, sorrow – depending on which country they live in.  Through this exciting educational project, schools from all over the world are sharing their stories.  Join our conversation!

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Recent Blog Posts

Watch the film of our project

As the Gallipoli Centenary Education Project draws to a close we are delighted to present a film which captures so many of its successes. The 12-minute film records the conference which we held in March 2016 but goes much further than that, highlighting the real impact of the project across the U.K….

British schools welcome Australian visitor

After inviting Kobi Watson to speak at our conference, we arranged for him to visit two of the schools we have been working with.  This is his account of the trip.   Straight after the conference I made my way down to Gosport with Connie and Jake from Bay…

Australia meets Britain meets Ireland meets Turkey at our conference

16 year old Kobi Watson travelled from Melbourne, Australia to speak at our conference in Birmingham. Here he tells us more: Students and teachers set up their displays and presented their findings. I was thoroughly impressed by all their efforts; many of which looked at war diaries, archival documents or specific…