Europe From the Monitor Archives: Invasion of Gallipoli begins in WWI

The Allied invasion of Ottoman-controlled Gallipoli was meant to lay the groundwork for the capture of Constantinople, but ended in failure. Still, the campaign had a profound effect beyond its military significance.

The Christian Science Monitor, ProQuest

These articles originally ran in The Christian Science Monitor on April 27 and 28, 1915, a few days after Allied forces began their invasion of the Dardanelles, the beginning of what has become known as the Battle of Gallipoli. Modern place names are inserted in brackets where applicable.