Cape Helles

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Cape Helles is a rocky area at the south-westernmost end of the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey.[1][2] It was the scene of fighting between Turkish and British troops during the Gallipoli Campaign, 1915. It is now the site a memorial for this campaign.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Steel, Nigel. "Helles Introduction". Imperial War Museum. http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/2/gallipoli/hellesopen.htm. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  2. "Helles, Cape". TheFreeDictionary.com. Farlex. Retrieved on 12 May 2011. 

Coordinates: 40°02′35″N 26°10′31″E / 40.0431°N 26.1753°E / 40.0431; 26.1753