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Keystone View Company Historic First Landing of Allied Troops at Dardanelles.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09584.048 Author/Creator: Keystone View Company Place Written: Turkey Type: Stereocard Date: 1915 Pagination: Stereocard; 8.5 x 17.75cm

Summary of Content: A fleet of boats bringing British soldiers to storm the beaches of Turkey in an ultimately unsuccesful attempt to re-open the Dardanelles. This would have once again allowed the transportation of food and munitions between Russia and Great Britain.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: World War IEuropeMilitary PersonnelBattle

Sub Era: World War I

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