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Extracts from a report by Sir Ian Hamilton, British commander at Gallipoli, to Lord Kitchener, May 1915
(Catalogue ref: PRO 30/57/61)
  8a   8b                  
  8a   8b                  
PRO 30/57/61; report from British commander at Gallipoli, March 1915

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