Kanlısırt Kitabesi

Gallipoli Peninsula

Kanlısırt Kitabesi describes the battle of Lone Pine from the Turkish viewpoint.

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1. Lone Pine Cemetery

0.22 MILES

Lone Pine is perhaps the most moving of all the Anzac cemeteries. Australian forces captured the Turkish positions here on the afternoon of 6 August 1915…

2. Johnston's Jolly

0.31 MILES

Allied cemetery 200m from Lone Pine cemetery, accessed by a road that marks what was the thin strip of no-man's land between the Turkish and Allied…

4. 57 Alay Cemetery

0.59 MILES

Cemetery and monument for the Ottoman 57th Regiment. This regiment was led by Mustafa Kemal (later Atatürk) and was responsible for halting the Anzac…

6. Mehmetçiğe Derin Saygı Anıtı


Mehmetçiğe Derin Saygı Anıtı is dedicated to 'Mehmetçik' (Little Mehmet, the Turkish 'tommy' or 'digger'), who carried a Kiwi soldier to safety.

7. Kesikdere Cemetery

0.74 MILES

The Kesikdere Cemetery contains the remains of 1115 Turkish soldiers from the 57th and other regiments.

8. Sergeant Mehmet Monument

0.74 MILES

The Sergeant Mehmet Monument is dedicated to the Turkish sergeant who fought with rocks and his fists after he ran out of ammunition.