Land campaign begins at Gallipoli

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Land campaign begins at Gallipoli - ATTACK ON THE STKAITS. TROOPS LANDED. STUBBORN...
ATTACK ON THE STKAITS. TROOPS LANDED. STUBBORN RESISTANCE. The War Office and the Admiralty make DEFENCE OF BPABGB&li'SrrS LANDING IN THE PENINSULA. GALLIPOLI PENLY8ULA AND ITS FORTS. JOINT OPERATIONS. COAST BATTLE IN THE BALANCE. 267th Day of War. The Army of the Allies landed at various points on the 3allipoli Peninsula on Sunday, and the general attack on the Dardanelles by the Fleet and Army has been resumed. The Admiralty and War Office issued a joint statement last night announcing this. The landing of the Army began before sunrise on The K - neral attack on the Dardanelles by the Fleet and the Armv was resumed yesterday, yesterday, r The disembarkation of the Army, covered by the Fleet, began before sunrwe at vano points on tho Gallipoli Peninsula, and. spite of serious opposition from the enemy! in strong entrenchments protected by barbed wire, was completely successful. Before nightfall large forces were established The landing of the Army and the advance continue. A LITTLE - KNOWN LOCALITY. At Oaba Tepe, a promontory on the west I coast of the Peninsula, there is a look - station and a finall fort, both of which have from time to time leen shelled Along this part of the coast the shore is sandy and tlie i water favourable for landing uperatioi this district lies off the one main road Sunday. It met with serious opposition. The Peninsula, which runs from Sodd - ul - bahr, ,, TVkiorj .. pntinrhmpnu I through Krithia, to Maidos. . - . . , Mr. Walter Leaf, the eminent Homeric I proreciea oy oaruea wire. scholar, writes to us as follows Nevertheless, the landing was completely sue - The interior of the Peninsula of GaUipoU is little I . , ., . . known. It has no attractions for the archaeologist, established on shore. The sUtoment closes Dardanelles the tumulus by S. - ddul - Bahr knowi with an intimation that " the landing of the j Maaius, and the now deserted site oltest J" The j Army and the advance continue." - ! Turkish Government has severely discouraged any ; travellers who wished to penetrate inland ; and the Sir John French reported late last night that charte record only so much as is visible from the severe fighting north - east of Yprea still con - i TJ probably no survey of the inland part. r j accessible to the public. It appears to consist of tinues. The left of the British line now runs J fertile but narrow valleys separated by bare hills south of St. Juhen. Our troops east of Yprea . Wlth ' Bteep , .t uifflcuit to - Jtjf am, k II gn 1 iaasgy - ii covered vrith dense scrub knee - The Forts and other defences of the Dardanelles art lettered in accordance with the announcements announcements issued by the Admiralty. We publish a special description of the Gallipoli Peninsula, at several points in which the Allies have landed troops. A sketch of the entrance entrance to the Straits by a naval officer serving with the fleet will be found on the preceding page. j

Clipped from The Times27 Apr 1915, TuePage 26

The Times (London, Greater London, England)27 Apr 1915, TuePage 26
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