The Importance Of Women During The Gallipoli Campaign

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Why did Australia go go to Gallipoli? What was the aim of the Dardanelles campaign?
Describe the landing on 25th April 1915.
Explain the conditions at Gallipoli for the Anzacs
Describe the role of women during the Gallipoli campaign.
Describe one battle in depth - eg Lone Pine or the Nek
How and why did Australians evacuate?
How has Gallipoli helped shape Australia, an understanding of who we are, and the larrikin spirit?
Conclusion section that links back to driving question and explains why ANZAC legend continues today
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3) Why did
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The high hills and rough terrain that surrounded them was not what they were told to prepare and expect.
The initial plan had failed.
The Turkish occupied the higher ground having an advantage over the ANZACs, who had to create tunnels/trenches with the sea right behind them.

-5 ) Explain the conditions at Gallipoli for the Anzacs.
The ANZAC’s arrived in Gallipoli during the late spring season.
The weather was different to what the soldiers were used to back under the hot Australian sun. Half way through the year the weather became hot. Plagues and diseases carried by fleas and flies, were spread around. Soldiers/Troops that arrived in perfect health conditions, were very soon seen developing and suffering from from health problems; dysentery, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and infestations of lice. Water was supplied from Egypt, but it was never enough, therefore it was near impossible to keep clean, and stay hygienic. Germs, plagues and diseases were spread due to the lack of cleanliness. Toilets were large, deep holes in the ground. By October, troops experienced the harsh,bitter winter cold. This poor lack of hygiene, led to around 20% of the men sick from diseases. During the war the ANZACs had to face terrible conditions, from the constant noise of machine guns, bullets, cramped and dirty places, hunger, thirst, tiredness, deaths of soldiers, diseases, smell, unsanitary food.

-6) Describe the role of women during the
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