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Gulliver Greatest Anti-War Song Ever? (353* d) RE: Greatest Anti-War Song Ever? 28 Sep 09

Teribus wrote: Fact of the matter: The Landings at Suvla Bay were completely unopposed nobody died.

This is not quite correct. The landings at Suvla Bay were chaotic (the commander, Stopford, was subsequently sacked). The first companies of the 11th Division that landed at B beach suffered casualties: one third of the men and almost all the officers. On A Beach shortly afterwards the 11th Battalion suffered 200 casualties upon landing there. They then became targets for Turkish snipers. The following day after a forced march an exhausted 32nd Brigade was practically wiped out after a bayonet charge.


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