Helles, Cape
geographical name headland Turkey in Europe at S tip of Gallipoli Peninsula

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cape Helles — is the rocky headland at the south westernmost tip of the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey. It was the scene of heavy fighting between Turkish and British troops during the landing at Cape Helles at the beginning of the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.It… …   Wikipedia

  • Helles — [hel′is] Cape S tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, at the entrance to the Dardanelles …   English World dictionary

  • Helles — /ˈhɛləs/ (say heluhs) noun Cape, a cape in north western Turkey at the southern end of the Gallipoli peninsula; scene of heavy fighting between Allied and Turkish forces at the start of the Gallipoli campaign in 1915. The southern tip of Cape… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Helles — /hel is/, n. Cape, a cape in European Turkey at the S end of Gallipoli Peninsula. * * * …   Universalium

  • Helles — Hel•les [[t]ˈhɛl ɪs[/t]] n. geg Cape, a cape in European Turkey at the S end of Gallipoli Peninsula …   From formal English to slang

  • Helles — /hel is/, n. Cape, a cape in European Turkey at the S end of Gallipoli Peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landing at Cape Helles — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Landing at Cape Helles campaign=Gallipoli caption=Sedd el Bahr fort seen from the bow of the SS River Clyde during the landing at V Beach partof=First World War date=25 April, 1915 place=Cape Helles, Gallipoli,… …   Wikipedia

  • Gallipoli Campaign — See also: Timeline of the Battle of Gallipoli Gallipoli Campaign Part of the Middle Eastern Theatre (First World War) …   Wikipedia

  • 29th Division (United Kingdom) — Infobox Military Unit unit name= 29th Division caption= dates= World War I formed January 1915 country= United Kingdom allegiance= branch= Regular Army type= Infantry role= size= command structure= current commander= garrison= ceremonial chief=… …   Wikipedia

  • Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign — Part of Gallipoli Campaign in the First World War Th …   Wikipedia

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