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It was here for eight and a half months in 1915 soldiers from every corner of the planet fought, mainy from SE Asia, against the Turks in an effort to open the Dardanelles for their war ships. But Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his army defeded the Western allies very badly and they could not able pass the channel. This war is also called gentlemes' war; being very long and very close fights, the trenches only 10 meters apart from each others.
A visit to the battlefields, the cemetaries and the museum has become a "must do" pilgrimage for Australians and New Zealanders visiting Turkey. Daily tours of the battelfields operate from Çanakkale. The best time to visit in April 25th where all the people gather and remember that most bloody war of the human kind. A total of 250,000 soldier lost their lifes.
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