Crescent and Iron Cross, E. F. Benson

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A political analysis of the causes and justifications of the war against the Ottoman Empire and the eventual ill fated Gallipoli landings of the ANZACs. Full of historical background, for example the apparent origin of the phrase "Young Turk" from a new Ottoman regime just before WWI. Presented for it's historical interest, the views of the author are his own.

Published 1918. (125 Kb)