Gallipoli monument

As it was 97 years ago, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month: the end of the ‘war to end all wars’.  A century ago, however, the ill-conceived and disastrous Gallipoli campaign was still in its final weeks.

For those of us who had grandparents serve in World War One, we recommend the Peter Plowman book Voyage to Gallipoli on ships used by the ANZAC troops during the war.

In the UK today is commemorated as Remembrance Day and in the U.S. as Veterans Day.