Battle of Kapyong, Gallipoli Landing, and Anzac Day

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Take a look back in history this week!

24 April 1951: Battle of Kapyong, Korea

The Battle of Kapyong, was fought during the Korean War between United Nations (UN) forces—primarily Australian, Canadian and New Zealand—and the Chinese communist People’s Volunteer Army.

 

25 April 1915: Gallipoli Landing, Turkey

On April 25, 1915, troops from across the British Empire as well as France went ashore on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, beginning the land offensive of the Gallipoli Campaign (also called the Dardanelles Campaign), which would end in high casualties and evacuation for them eight months later.

 

 

 

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