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Enver Pasha ordered the Third Army, now under Vehip Pasha, to retake Trebizond. The attack failed and the subsequent Russian counter attack succeeded rendering the third ineffective for the remainder of the year.

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The Sharif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, the leader of the Binu Hashim clan, started a revolt against the Ottoman Caliphate from this city. He then went on to besiege Medina.

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1916-06-011919-01-01Siege of Medina

Sharif Hussain of Mecca revolted against the Ottoman allied Caliph and seized Mecca and besieged Medina. The seige was one of the longest in history and lasted until after the end of the war.

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1915-08-211915-08-29Hill 60 (Gallipoli)

It was launched on 21 August 1915 to coincide with the attack on Scimitar Hill made from the Suvla front by General Stopford's British IX Corps

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1915-08-21Scimitar Hill

The purpose of the attack was to remove the immediate Ottoman threat from the exposed Suvla landing and to link with the Anzac sectors to the south

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1915-08-07The Nek

Two regiments of the Australian 3rd Light Horse Brigade mounted a tragic and futile attack on the Ottoman trenches on Baby 700. The battle became known as "Godley's abattoir".

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1915-08-071915-08-19Chunuk Bair

The capture of Chunuk Bair the secondary peak of the Sari Bair range, was one of the two objectives of the Allied August Offensive that was launched at Anzac and Suvla to try and break the stalemate that the campaign had become.

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1915-08-061915-08-21Sari Bair

A fresh landing 8.0 km north of Anzac at Suvla Bay in conjunction with an attack north into the rugged country alongside the Sari Bair range with the aim of capturing the high ground and linking with the Suvla landing.

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1915-08-061915-08-10Lone Pine

It was part of a diversion to draw attention from the main assaults of 6 August against the Sari Bair peaks of Chunuk Bair and Hill 971, which became known as the August Offensive

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1915-06-281915-07-05Gully Ravine

Unlike previous Allied attacks at Helles, the Gully Ravine action was largely successful at achieving its objectives though at a typically high cost in casualties.

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