The Gallipoli campaign presents military historians with some of the great "what-ifs" of Great War history, and perhaps nowhere more so than the fighting around Gully Ravine in June 1915.
The ravine was a barren strip of land running from the Aegean to within touching distance of the town of Krithia. Flanked by tall spurs on either side, Gully Spur to the North and Fir Tree Spur to the South, the Ravine was the scene of some of the most brutal fighting of the campaign. Ghurka Bluff and Fusilier Bluff were two of the battlefield strongpoints whose names were testament to the tenacity of the attacking troops.
We look at the ebb and flow of battle, hear stories of unbelievable courage and horrific suffering of the wounded who lay under the merciless Mediterreanean sun, during a battle that was flawed from its inception.
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