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Gallipoli campaign: Prince Charles pays tribute at ceremony

The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the "ordinary people called upon to do extraordinary tasks" at a ceremony marking the centenary of Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns.

About 131,000 people - made up of 45,000 Allied forces and 86,000 from Turkey - died in the campaign.

At the ceremony in Cape Helles, Prince Charles read an extract from John Masefield's Gallipoli, describing the departure of boats bearing those heading off to fight.

  • 24 Apr 2015
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