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Brown, Ion G., :The battle of Chunuk Bair, 8 August 1915. The sesquicentennial gift to the nation from the New Zealand Defence Force... / I. G. Brown, Major, Army artist. [Wellington, New Zealand Defence Force?, 1990]

Reference Number: D-001-035

The Wellington Battalion of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade in close combat with Turkish forces on Chunuk Bair ridge, with the cliffs of Gallipoli and the Dardanelles Straits beyond them. Based on an oil (232 x 116 mm) held in Parliament, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Photolithographs, related to Major Ion G Brown, New Zealand Army, New Zealand. Army. NZEF. Wellington Infantry Battalion, Gallipoli Peninsula, Chunuk Bair, Dardanelles Strait, Bayonets, Grenades, Soldiers - Turkey, Bullets, Battles - Turkey, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Turkey - Gallipoli Peninsula and Rifles.

Part of:
Brown, Ion G., :The battle of Chunuk Bair, 8 August 1915. The sesquicentennial gift to the nation from the New Zealand Defence Force... / I. G. Brown, Major, Army artist. [Wellington, New Zealand Defence Force?, 1990], Reference Number D-001-035 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph, 424 x 800 mm (sight). Single art work

Historical Notes: On 8 August, the Anzac forces gained Chunuk Bair ridge, but by the morning of 10 August, a counter-attack by Turkish forces led by Mustafa Kemel, drove the Allies back.

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