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Krithia (1st Battle)

Battle Name : Krithia (1st Battle)

Date(s) : 28 April 1915

Part of : First World War , The Dardanelles , Gallipoli ,

Outcome : A victory for Turkish Forces over British, Colonial and French Forces


Gen. Hunter-Weston ordered an attack against the Turkish lines at the village of Krithia and the hill of Achi Baba but it was badly organised against difficult terrain and a small counter-attack forced the Allies back with losses of 3000.