The author has given great attention to all that had been written about the campaign; he also served in it as a Brigade Major to 1/2nd South Western Yeomanry Brigade. These notes and comments are intended to be a guide for officers studying the campaign, especially staff college students, and to point them to the larger and more important works on the subject. It begins with the entry of Turkey into the war, goes on to describe the naval operations, examines briefly the plan and then takes up the story from the landings and follows it through to the evacuation. A chapter gives full details of all troops engaged and two others provide a record of the campaign in diary form picking out important and notable events. The book concludes with a series of comments designed to help the study of the campaign as described in the preceding chapters.
NOTES AND COMMENTS ON THE DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN
Notes on the Dardanelles campaign, intended as a guide to students and to lead them to the larger and more important works. It concludes with a series of comments on the various stages of the campaign as described in the book