Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 109

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formed the main assaulting party.

At the extreme south of the peninsular lay Cape Helles where the British troops affected a landing on much the same lines. Achi Baba, a strongly fortified Turkish position, was their main objective but every attempt to capture it was hopelessly frustrated. From Anzac we could hear & see the shrapnel & high explosive shells bursting on the hill almost ceaselessly for 12 to 24 hours. But the effect never gained the desired results, and Archi Baba still stands [indecipherable] as formidable as ever dominating the entrance to the narrows.

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