[On the 25 April the Allied assault on the Gallipoli Peninsula began under the
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[This is one of the more important entries from the first volume of Hamilton’s diaries as it describes the failure of Winston Churchill’s navy to take the Dardanelles and thus Hamilton’s realisation his Army’s invasion of Gallipoli was now an inevitable reality.
Hamilton’s entry for the 15 March makes clear some of the grave doubts he had about the organization and planning of the upcoming Campaign.
World War One – Gallipoli Diaries – Outline of the Gallipoli Campaign, between Paris and Marseilles, 14th March, 1915
from left to right, Roger Keyes, Vice Admiral Roebuck, Ian hamilton,