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 brief account of the geoplitical situation before
the Allied offensive, describes the military developments, and discusses
the heritage of the Gallipoli battlefield itself.
The article was published in a post-conference catalogue published by Museum WWII in Gdansk, World Battlefields Museums Forum. Available in an online museum shop >>