Captured Turkish sniper

Photograph of a Turkish sniper captured during the Gallipoli campaign, undated.

Turkish snipers accounted for the deaths of many Allied troops during the Gallipoli campaign. The topography of the peninsula and the weak military position of the Allies were ideally suited to such attacks. This photograph shows a recently captured Turkish sniper, still heavily camouflaged in foliage, being guarded by two Allied soldiers.
IWM Q 13392
Turkish sniper
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