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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 29 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/134-135
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on combined military and naval attack on the Narrows [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/136
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting unsuccessful German air attack on HMS "Ark Royal" [typescript copy].

Dates: 29 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/139
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report in progress of minesweeping operations [typescript copy].

Dates: 31 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/140
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, situation report [typescript copy].

Dates: 01 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/141
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, asking for full details of preparations for landing the Army, and for mine sweeping [typescript copy].

Dates: 02 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/142
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on preparations for landing the Army, which would require two Captains, 3 Commanders, 27 Lieutenants, 24 Warrant and Subordinate Officers and 700 men [typescript copy].

Dates: 02 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/143
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, on plan for combined attack on the Narrows [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/144
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, report in minesweeping operations inside the Straits [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/145
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on collaboration with the Russian Fleet so that Russian attack on the Bosphorus [Karadeniz Bogazi, Turkey] should synchronize with British attack on the Dardanelles. [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/146
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, asking for full report after meeting with General Sir Ian Hamilton. Stating that his special cipher "B" was absolutely secret and h could dismiss all ideas of leakage. Ordering him not to discuss WSC's "personal and secret" telegrams with anyone except his Chief of Staff, and General Hamilton [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/147
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, requesting that the 3 Monitors arrive at Mudros by 12 Apr [typescript copy].

Dates: 03 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/148-149
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report on plans for landing troops, and on minesweeping operations in the Narrows [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/151
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, on exchange of telegrams with the Russian Admiral Aberhardt [typescript copy].

Dates: 04 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/152
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, asking for details of protection of ships against mines. Also asking if he had considered use of smoke screens to cover landings, and if the lack of water on the Gallipoli Peninsula would restrict the numbers of the Turkish garrison [typescript copy].

Dates: 06 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/153-154
Scope and Contents Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, reporting that he did not anticipate difficulties protecting ships against mines. Also reporting that smoke screens would be used to cover landings if they could be usefully employed, but they might be double edged weapons. Stating that intelligence reports indicated that there was a plentiful supply of water on the Gallipoli Peninsula, and that estimates of the number of Turkish troops on both sides...
Dates: 08 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/155
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, report on operations on 8 Apr [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/156-157
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, report of work of the Naval Air Service, praising the work of Commander Charles Samson, and requesting that more aircraft be sent out [typescript copy].

Dates: 10 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/158
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, reporting arrival of General Sir Ian Hamilton. Giving details of Hamilton's plan of operations, with the main landing at Cape Helles, supported by feints and diversions [typescript copy].

Dates: 11 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/159
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Telegram from Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, reporting that the Germans were trying to arrange for a considerable quantity of fuel oil and lubricating oil to be sent from Constantinople [Istanbul] to Budrum, possibly for submarines [typescript copy].

Dates: 12 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/160
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, to Admiralty, reporting that HMS "Agamemnon" had shelled various positions on the Northern and Southern shores of the Gulf of Xeres; that air reconnaissance had reported no movement of troops in the southern area of the Gallipoli Peninsula, and that the Army was practicing rapid landings on the beach at Mudros [typescript copy].

Dates: 13 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/161
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Mudros, to Admiralty, reporting that the Captains of the "E" Class submarines had reconnoitered the Dardanelles in destroyers and aircraft, and would two or three days before the main attack they would undertake the passage of the Straits with a view to operating off Gallipoli town and cutting Turkish sea communications [typescript copy].

Dates: 14 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/162
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, reporting experimental bombardment of Turkish trenches and wire entanglements [typescript copy].

Dates: 14 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/163
Scope and Contents Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty, reporting meeting with Lt.-Col Henry Napier, (Temp. Military Attache, Sofia, Bulgaria), Gerald Fitzmaurice (formerly British Consul, Constantinople [Istanbul]) and General Sir Ian Hamilton, who suggested that Bulgaria would probably join the Allies against Turkey at an early date, and suggested postponement of operations until Bulgaria was ready. Reporting that Hamilton was firmly against postponement...
Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/164
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Telegram from Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles to Admiralty, on proposed attack on Budrum [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/165
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Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral John De Robeck, stating that the best way to bring Bulgaria into the war on the Allied side would be to make a successful attack on the Dardanelles, approving decision not to postpone operations [typescript copy].

Dates: 17 Apr 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open