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Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2   By: (1853-1947)

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GALLIPOLI DIARY

BY GENERAL

SIR IAN HAMILTON, G.C.B.

AUTHOR OF "A STAFF OFFICER'S SCRAP BOOK," ETC.

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS

IN TWO VOLUMES VOL. II

NEW YORK GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY 1920

PRINTED BY UNWIN BROTHERS, LTD. WOKING ENGLAND

[Illustration: "Central News" phot.

BRAITHWAITE, SIR IAN AND FREDDIE MAITLAND]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

XIII. K.'S ADVICE AND THE P.M.'S ENVOY 1

XIV. THE FORCE REAL AND IMAGINARY 25

XV. SARI BAIR AND SUVLA 52

XVI. KAVAK TEPE ATTACK COLLAPSES 86

XVII. THE LAST BATTLE 120

XVIII. MISUNDERSTANDINGS 144

XIX. THE FRENCH PLAN 163

XX. LOOS AND SALONIKA 196

XXI. THE BEGINNING OF THE END 234

APPENDIX I. STATEMENT ON ARTILLERY BY BRIGADIER GENERAL SIR H. S. BAIKIE 279

APPENDIX II. NOTES BY LIEUT. COL. C. ROSENTHAL RELATING TO ARTILLERY AT ANZAC 292

APPENDIX III. SIR IAN HAMILTON'S INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO THE SUVLA OPERATIONS 298

APPENDIX IV. INSTRUCTIONS TO MAJOR GEN. H. DE LISLE 335

INDEX 339

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

BRAITHWAITE, SIR IAN, AND FREDDIE MAITLAND Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

MAJOR GEN. SIR G. F. ELLISON, K.C.M.G. 6

LIEUT. GEN. SIR A. G. HUNTER WESTON, K.C.B., D.S.O 22

SUVLA FROM CHUNUK BAIR 54

GENERAL SIR W. R. BIRDWOOD, BART., G.C.M.G., K.C.B. 80

LIEUT. GEN. SIR A. J. GODLEY, K.C.B., K.C.M.G. 84

GENERAL BAILLOUD 146

FISH FROM THE ENEMY 170

MARSHAL LIMAN VON SANDERS 182

CREMATING THE ENEMY DEAD 256

MAP

SUVLA AND ANZAC At end of Volume

Transcriber's Note: Some tables were too wide to place as in the original. They have been split, with the right hand side positioned directly below the left hand side.

GALLIPOLI DIARY

CHAPTER XIII

K.'S ADVICE AND THE P.M.'S ENVOY

11th July, 1915. Worked in my office from early morning till 12.45. The whole scheme for to morrow's attack is cut and dried, according to our cloth: time tables fixed and every round counted.

Freddy Stopford and his Staff turned up from Mudros. Stopford in very good form. The first thing he did was to deliver himself of a personal message from Lord K. He (Stopford) wrote it down, in the ante room, the moment he left the presence and I may take it as being as good as verbatim. Here it is:

"Lord Kitchener told me to tell you he had no wish to interfere with the man on the spot, but from closely watching our actions here, as well as those of General French in Flanders, he is certain that the only way to make a real success of an attack is by surprise. Also, that when the surprise ceases to be operative, in so far that the advance is checked and the enemy begin to collect from all sides to oppose the attackers, then, perseverance becomes merely a useless waste of life... Continue reading book >>


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