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Extracts from a report by Sir Ian Hamilton, British commander at Gallipoli, to Lord Kitchener, March 1915
(Catalogue ref: PRO 30/57/61)
  3a   3b   3c   3d          
  3a   3b   3c   3d          
PRO 30/57/61; report from British commander at Gallipoli, March 1915

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  • What was Hamilton's reaction to actually seeing Gallipoli for the first time?
  • What does this suggest about the planning of the campaign?
  • What went wrong with the naval attack? What does this suggest about the planning of the campaign?
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