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"An aerial view of The Nek Battlefield.  This photograph taken in 1923, shows the construction of the cemetery on the former site of no-man's-land.  The Australians trenches are still visible in the foreground and the monument erected by the Turks stands behind the cemetery", period picture reproduced from "The Nek", (Kenthurst 1996), Peter Burness, p. 121.

 

"The Nek from Baby 700 - The trenches around the monument are those of the Turks.  Beyond can be seen the Anzac trenches.  The space across which the 3rd Light Horse Brigade attempted to charge lies between the two.  The monument is a Turkish one, raised after the evacuation." picture reproduced from The Story of Anzac", (Sydney 1981) Volume II, Charles E. W. Bean, p. 623.

 

 

 

 

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The Nek from Baby 700 - then



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