Gallipoli: What went wrong during the disastrous First World War campaign?

Peter Hart, author of a new book on this disastrous First World War campaign, offers his explanations for the Allies' failure in 1915

Troops pictured during the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. The attempt by the allies to seize the Gallipoli peninsula "failed in a welter of hubris, blood and suffering," says Peter Hart. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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