History:  Military Blunders-Gallipoli – Churchill dooms Allied assault 1915

With World War I bogged down in trench warfare, Britain attempted to break the stalemate – which had tragic results in the Gallipoli campaign, an infamous episode of military incompetence. See where the Brits went wrong, from poorly allocating resources to giving the Turks ample time to prepare.

Movie: Gallipoli

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I. Gallipoli is a 1981 Australian war drama film directed by Peter Weir and produced by Patricia Lovell and Robert Stigwood, starring Mel Gibson and Mark Lee.

The SSTEAM-H sessions are open to all Orleck Members and Day visitors.  History Discussions will be held from 1000 to 1130 with a Movie of the week showing starting at 1200 onboard the ship  on each Wed and Saturday in coming months.

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