Gallipoli

  Periscope and rifle, Gallipoli 1915 In 1788, Australia was an island continent alone with its indigenous people. Polynesians, Indians and Chinese explorers  knew of it and used its resources,. The ever expanding British Empire which was unsuccessful in the Americas was not unsuccessful elsewhere. In Australia, for example, an invasion by British and a […]

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Gallipoli. The Cost Of Bad Planning.

by Daniel Russ on July 22, 2010

  The Dardanelles Fleet The now much denigrated Mel Gibson starred in a movie about this campaign, not surprisingly called Gallipoli. The movie is great and it is also a good portrayal of the cost paid by young soldiers for making war that is poorly led, poorly planned, begun with poor intelligence and untried methods.  […]

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