AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH TROOPS AT A STORES STOCKPILE AMID DUGOUTS AND DIFFICULT COUNTRY ON RUSSELL ...

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Accession Number P00516.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH TROOPS AT A STORES STOCKPILE AMID DUGOUTS AND DIFFICULT COUNTRY ON RUSSELL TOP, WALKER'S RIDGE. THE DIP, KNOWN AS MULE GULLY, IS A SHEER DROP OF 300 FEET, AND ONE FALSE STEP BY ANY OF THE MEN WOULD PROBABLY MEAN DEATH. THE TURKS ARE 80 YARDS AWAY OVER THE TOP OF THE RIDGE.