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Shellfire blighted everything it touched.
Twenty-five New Zealanders were taken prisoner by the Ottomans during the Gallipoli campaign; 22 during the Sari Bair Offensive alone
NZ infantry uniform worn at the time of the Gallipoli campaign, 1915
A New Zealand Mounted Rifles machine gunner sprints across exposed ground near Hill 60, late August 1915.
Native Contingent soldiers at No. 1 Outpost just before the Sari Bair offensive
Sinking of the French battleship Bouvet in the Dardanelles Straits, March 1915
SS River Clyde at V Beach, Helles
View of Anzac Cove, 1915
British Army issue ration biscuit made by biscuit manufacturers Huntley and Palmers
Field surgery in progress at a Casualty Clearing Station on Gallipoli
Photograph showing the court martial of Private Jack Dunne, Wellington Battalion, at Quinn’s Post, 18 July 1915
Five soldiers from the Auckland Battalion in a support trench at Gaba Tepe, 4 May 1915
Allied troops at Helles make improvised bombs prior to the Third Battle of Krithia, June 1915.
A delayed-action device, commonly called a drip rifle, used by the Anzacs to deceive Ottoman forces during their evacuation from Gallipoli in December 1915
Anzacs return to Gallipoli by picket boat after a rest in Lemnos, November 1915
Wounded men at No. 2 Post on the morning of 7 August 1915.
The Battle of Chunuk Bair, 8 August 1915, by Ion G. Brown, 1990
The hospital ship Maheno leaves Wellington for the Dardanelles, 10 July 1915
Corporal Cyril Bassett (centre) cheered by fellow troops outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his Victoria Cross (VC), 4 February 1916.
Māori soldiers of the Native Contingent waiting to board the troopship HMNZT Warrimoo, Wellington wharf, 14 February 1915.

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