Firepower | The Principles of War Podcast

Professor Mesut Uyar presents on the Ottoman Artillery at ANZAC and during the August Offensive.

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This presentation is a from Seminar 2 of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company’s Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Series.  This episode, “The ANZAC Commanders and Firepower Employment” is by MAJ GEN Paul Stevens AO.  Listen to this podcast episode in iTunes or on your Android podcast player. ANZAC Artillery Doctrine in 1915 When […]

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We look at the co-operation between the infantry and artillery at ANZAC in 1915.

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Why did the soldiers hold short of their objectives on the first day of the landings at ANZAC? The 3rd Brigade were the first to land at Gallipoli.  Why did COL Sinclair-Maclagan hesitate?  How costly was this action? What was the Turkish dispositions on the morning of the 25th? If third ridge had been taken, […]

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Brigadier Muhammad Asgharpresents a fascinating look at the forgotten gunners of Gallipoli, the 7th Mountain Indian Artillery Brigade, comprising the 21st (Kohat) Mountain Battery and 26th Jacob’s Batteries.  These Batteries become a part of the 1st Mountain Regiment in 1947 in Pakistan. Jacob’s Battery was the only gun in action on the 25th of April […]

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