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H.E. Mr Abdurrahman Bilgic

The Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

Mr Randolph Churchill

Great Grandson of Sir Winston Churchill

Mr Kadir Albayrak

The Mayor of Tekirdağ

Mr Mustafa Ozacar

The Mayor of Gelibolu

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Who are we?

Who we are?

ornament1 We are deeply & passionately committed to remembrance, friendship and providing of educational material for the public especially the youth.

Where is Gallipoli

ornament1 The name Gallipoli is a western corruption of ‘Gelibolu’, a town on the peninsula on the north side of the Dardanelles Straits

Find out more

ornament1We have prepared a summary of the Gallipoli Campaign in 2000 words. Click ‘Read’ below to view


ornament1 We are self funded. Donations are of course always welcome, as is information on possible funding sources.

Personal Stories

ornament1 G&DI is always looking for interesting historical information that deals with the Gallipoli campaign. View and share your stories.

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278_ataturk_resimleri_1Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives

"You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace, after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well"