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Gallipoli

One New Zealand soldier's account of surviving the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915.

More than 40,000 men were killed during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915. Among them was a large contingent of Australian and New Zealand troops who became known as the Anzacs. One New Zealander recalled one of the worst battles of World War One in a BBC interview.

PHOTO: Anzac Cove (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Thu 26 Apr 2012 02:50GMT

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