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The Gallipoli Battlefield: War and Memory

26 March, 2021

With their decision to launch the Gallipoli campaign im 1916, The Allied  countries hoped that after the Turkish defeat, Germany would be forced to have to engage significant numbers of their forces to Eastern Europe, weakening  their forces significantly  on the Western Front. In his article Ugur Cenk Deniz Imamoglu (Turkish Historical Society) gives a […]

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Infographics – The Korean War 1950-1953

12 February, 2021

On June 25th, 1950 North Korea attacked South Korea, crossing the 38th parallel. The Korean War began. UN Security Council resolution 82 condemned the attack and called for the withdrawal of the communist state’s troops from South Korea. But North Korea’s Kim Il-sung was not going to listen. At first, American troops were sent to […]

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Infographic – The Siege of Sevastopol 1854-1855

14 January, 2021

The Crimean War was yet another conflict between Russia and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) for control of the Black Sea basin. The Western powers sided with Turkey: Great Britain, France and Sardinia, who wanted to prevent Russian expansion in the Middle East. The destruction of Turkey would have meant Russia’s hegemony in the area. In […]

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From Battlefield Archaeology to Conflict Archaeology

12 January, 2021

In his article, Jan Wrzosek, briefly presents the origins and development of battlefield archaeology and its transition to conflict archaeology. The article has been published as part of Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk’s publication Material Remains of Armed Conflicts. We hope you enjoy the article. This article briefly presents the origins and […]

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