Achi Baba

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View of Achi Baba from the front line trench. Gallipoli, 29 April 1915.

Achi Baba (Turkish Alçi Tepe) is a height dominating the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.[1] It was the main defensive position of the Ottoman Turkish defenses in 1915 during the First World War Gallipoli campaign.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster Inc., 1997. ISBN 0877795460. p.5

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