THE FIFTY SEVENTH REGIMENT OF THE DARDANNELLES FRONT
ÇANAKKALE CEPHESİ’NDE 57. ALAY

Author : Nurhan Aydın - TUBA GEÇENNER
Number of pages : 167-180

Abstract

The First World Warwhichstarted in 1914 andended in 1918, regarded as milestoneforTurkishpeopleandothercountriesnation. Beforethe First World Warbrokeout, theOttomanEmpirecameout of Balkan Warandtheirarmywasexhausted, theireconomicanddiplomaticsituationwas in collapse. However, theOttomanEmpireconsideredthatjoiningbattlewas a bestwaytogetrid of theirbadsituation, it wasactuallytheworstwaythatcomingtostickyend. TheOttomanEmpire had tofight at differentfrontsandexceptfromDardannelles Front, theyweredefeated in alltheotherfronts. Duringthe First World War, theDardennellesWar had a greatimportance in terms of its’ reasonsandresults. TheDardennelles Front had tobeginbecauseofoppression of France andRussiaarmy. England , FranceandRussiaconsideredthattheycouldwon a greatvictoryagainstGerman. Also, thisfrontwasimportantforEnglandbecause of itspolicyaboutMiddle East andBosphorus. Thepurpose of thisresearch is togiveinformationaboutthe 57. Regimentwhichfought in Dardennelles Front, theirfoundation, contributionforthebattle , militaryquartersandtheirflag. Forthisstudyweusefirstlythebook ATASE andmanyothersources.

Keywords

Thefirst World War, DardannellesWar, The 57th Regiment, Lieutenantcolonel Hüseyin Avni Bey.

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