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PKeating

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  1. is probably worse than you think...

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      PKeating

      Did I miss this message or did I respond to it?

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  2. The invasion of Gallipoli started around 03.30 of April 25, 1915, 96 years ago tonight and continued until January 9, 1916, when the last troops of the defeated French and British left the peninsula. App. 250.000 Turks and invading forces died or wounded in this campaign. From this war 3 nations and countries was born: Turkey, Australia and New Zealand. I sincerely give my sympaties and sorrow to all fallen. As Mustafa Kemal Ataturk said for ANZAC’s: Those heroes that shed their bloo...

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      PKeating

      My grandfather was at Gallipoli or Gelibolu as you call it in Turkish. He always said the Turks were very good soldiers and very good people. This I have learned for myself. The memorial is very, very moving and Ataturk and his generation had much to teach human beings about forgiveness and reconciliation.

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