Beneath the Dardanelles by Vecihi Basarin
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Beneath the Dardanelles
By Vecihi Basarin

Beneath the Dardanelles

The Australian Submarine at Gallipoli

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Beneath the Dardanelles by Vecihi Basarin

Book Description

In the Australian psyche, the Gallipoli campaign is the action on Gallipoli Peninsula. But an important addition to that land campaign was the part played by the Australian submarine HMAS AE2. AE2's daring passage through the Dardanelles on 25 April, 1915 is a success story of the Gallipoli campaign. Ordered to run amuck, for five days AE2 avoided capture before being scuttled after a skirmish with the Turkish torpedo boat Sultanhisar. This book is based on the memoirs of the captains of AE2 and Sultanhisar.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741755954
ISBN-10: 1741755956
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Gallipoli occupies a special place in the national memory of Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. For the British, French, Indians and Germans, the Gallipoli campaign is remembered as just another name in a long, tragic list of World War I battles.

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Author Biography - Vecihi Basarin

Vecihi Basarin is a retired Chemical Engineer who worked in the private and public sectors in the offshore oil and gas, industry assistance, petroleum, petrochemical, investment attraction, tourism and environmental protection related fields in Turkey, Norway, USA, Brazil, Germany and the UK. Hatice Basarin is a town planner who came to Australia in 1979. After receiving a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Melbourne, she has worked as a policy and research officer on land use planning, local government and public housing issues. Their first book Gallipoli: The Turkish Story was published by Allen + Unwin in 2003. They live in Melbourne.

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