Battle for Lone Pine, Gallipoli

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Take a look back in history this week:

6-10 August 1915: Battle for Lone Pine, Gallipoli

The Battle of Lone Pine (also known as the Battle of Kanlı Sırt) was fought between Australian and Ottoman Empire forces during the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War. The battle was part of a diversionary attack to draw Ottoman attention away from the main assaults against Sari Bair, Chunuk Bair and Hill 971, which became known as the August Offensive

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