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The Dardanelles Campaign

ISBN13: 9781601050854
ISBN: 1601050852
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $34.95
Publisher: Scholar's Bookshelf
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Excerpt from The Dardanelles Campaign
From the outset the Dardanelles Campaign attracted me with peculiar interest. The shores of the Straits were the scene of the Trojan epics and dramas. They were explored and partly inhabited by a race whose legends and history had been more familiar to me from boyhood than my own country's, and more inspiring. They belonged to that beautiful part of the world with which I had become personally intimate during the wars, rebellions, and other disturbances of the previous twenty years. But, above all, I was attracted to the Campaign because I regarded it as a strategic conception surpassing others in promise. My reasons are referred to in various chapters of this book, and indeed they were obvious.
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