This year is the centenary of Canakkale Naval Victory. The land battles won so we take great pride in Çanakkale. This great victory of the Sultan of stakeholders era state are men. And there are many horseless heroes. Istanbul attacks have come from the throat to the capital of the Ottoman Empire. Attacks have increased in the region also increased defensive measures. Patiently beliefs dedication made these studies give fruit. Sultan Selim occurred during the greatest danger in the Dardanelles. British navy in Istanbul brought a major threat occurs. Advocating for the safety of the Dardanelles especially Istanbul is very important. If you enter into a war with the Ottoman Empire in which the state was under threat which fronts the Dardanelles. For example, the Ottoman-Russian War of 1877-1878. Or, as with the Italian War of Tripoli. There have been many in the Dardanelles forts and fortified. Pre-made fortifications reinforced or new ones have been added. New weapons and ammunition were taken according to developments made in the military field. The financial aspect of the business is troubled history that can not be ignored. Mine development in recent years also considered in this context. Gallipoli has been found in the sea battle of the importance of taking mine technology.
Sultan II. Abdülhamit, Hellespont, Bosphorus, mine