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Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli

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Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli

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Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli

Remembering the Battle of Gallipoli

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Australian, New Zealand and some British troops landed on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula 90 years ago Monday. Niall Ferguson, a World War I historian, talks about the bloodiest war in British military history — known as one of the world's worst military disasters. He says Gallipoli is part of both Turkey's and Australia's national identity.