the first authentic hotel on the Gallipoli peninsula
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however a good beach just to the South. It runs for a mile or two in a shallow
curve to the Gabatepe headland, and the country inland is much less broken.
Here the Turks posted part of a battalion of infantry. This was not a
strong force, but is was well dug in, and from Gaba Tepe the soldiers
commanded a fair field of fire along the shore.
"Gallipoli", (Ware 1997), Alan Morehead, p. 113
last updated : 20/08/07
"Brigton beach -named after Brighton in Melbourne", period pictures reproduction provided by Haluk Oral - private collection.