The Battle of Gallipoli is the subject of a 1981 movie, entitled Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir and starring Mel Gibson.
Upwards of 10,000 people have attended services in Gallipoli.
The Gallipoli battle incurred far-reaching consequences for both sides and was later the subject of an award-winning 1981 film that stresses the tragedy and futility of war.
During World War I Gallipoli was the scene of a critical battle as the Allies sought to find a way to reach their troubled ally, Imperial Russia, to the east.
The Gallipoli campaign also gave an important boost to the career of Mustafa Kemal, who was at that time a little-known army commander but later was promoted to Pasha.
Gallipoli was also a key transit station on the trade routes from Rumelia (Ottoman possessions in the Balkans) to Anatolia.
In 1934 Atatьrk wrote a tribute to the ANZACs killed at Gallipoli.
Many mementos of the Gallipoli campaign can be seen in the museum at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia, and at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Gallipoli peninsula (Turkish: Gelibolu Yar?madas?, Greek: ??????????/Kallipolis) is located in Turkish Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles straits to the east.
Following the failure of the August Offensive, the Gallipoli campaign entered a period of stalemate while the future direction was debated.
Attendance at the ANZAC Day dawn service at Gallipoli has become popular since the 75th anniversary.
By the eighteenth century Gallipoli had developed a reputation for its pottery, from which its modern name, Зanakkale (Turkish зanak, “pot,” and kale, “fortress”), is derived.
The Gallipoli peninsula, which was inhabited by populations of the Byzantine Empire, was gradually conquered by the Ottoman Empire starting from the thirteenth century onward until fifteenth century.
Gallipoli became a major encampment for British and French forces in 1854 during the Crimean War, and the harbor was also a stopping-off point on the way to Constantinople.
The Gallipoli peninsula was the scene of one of the Allies' greatest military disasters of World War I and one of the Ottoman Empire's most costly victories.