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Dragonfly Hill Memorial

Texts on the memorial:

"The enemy forces, which landed in Anafartalar Harbor on 7 August 1915 to besiege the Turkish Forces on the Arıburnu Front , advanced as far as İsmailoğlu and Yusufçuk Hills in the face of weak surveillance units ."Turkish Forces under the command of Anafartalar Group Commander Colonel Mustafa Kemal defeated the enemy forces in the 1st Battle of Anafartalar on 9 August 1915 and threw them into the Kireçtepe and Mestantepe lines. At the end of the 2nd Battle of Anafartalar on 21 August 1915, the enemy's offensive power was broken on the Sivritepe and Mestantepe lines. In these battles, the Turks lost 8,155 martyrs and the enemy lost 19,850."

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com