Department of History presents lecture on Gallipoli Campaign



Department of History presents lecture on Gallipoli Campaign

Lt. Col. Brian Steed presents his lecture on the Gallipoli Campaign on April 23, in the Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center, as part of the General of the Armies John J. Pershing Great War Centennial Series

Lt. Col. Brian Steed, a military history instructor in CGSC’s Department of Military History, presented a lecture on “The Gallipoli Campaign” in the Marshall Auditorium of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth, April 23 at 6 p.m.

Steed’s lecture included perspectives offered by Australian officer Lt. Col. Paul M. O’Donnell and Turkish officer Lt. Col. Mehmet Açikgöz, countrymen from the two main armies that battled on the Gallipoli peninsula 100 years ago. Both are liaison officers assigned to Fort Leavenworth.

This was the third lecture in the Pershing Series hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College’s Department of Military History and supported by the CGSC Foundation.

View photos from the lecture here.

Lecture 4, is scheduled for Sept. 10, and will be presented by Dr. John T. Kuehn on “The Great War at Sea.” – See details for the scheduled lecture here

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