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The Anzac resilience and the Gallipoli campaign helped shape Australia’s national identity. Gallipoli Campaign however is a very important event in Turkish history as well. Gallipoli Battle was the last battle Ottoman Empire had to face after fighting against allied armies at various fronts in Africa, Asia, middle-east and Europe. It was the battle where the nation had to use its last resources – basically whoever was available to fight fought with whatever they had left to fight with. Therefore teachers, engineers, athletes, doctors and school principals from all Ottoman nations (including Greek, Armenian and Jewish volunteers) all had to...

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Priceless pictures and postcards of Turkish forces at Gallipoli have emerged to set the scenes of Turkish soldiers in action almost a century after the legendary battle. Galatasaray soccer player Hasnub Galib who died in Gallipoli Turkish army after a prayer session The cover of the Navy magazine The Turkish Admiral Cevdet Pasa Fenerbahce Soccer players A French post card depicting the Turkish prisoners Turkish infantry An officer posing with his children before Gallipoli campaign A postcard by The Red Crescent Birds-eye view of Gallipoli The sufi volunteers of the Mawlawi order join Turkish army Ottoman Empire joins the war...

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