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As Gallipoli anniversary nears, researchers map World War I killing ground in major study 23 avril 2011

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The Associated Press | The Canadian Press, Sat, 23 Apr, 2011

By Christopher Torchia, Istanbul

The World War I battlefield of the Gallipoli campaign, where throngs gather each April to remember the fallen, is a place of lore, an echo of ancient warfare that took place on the same soil. Now researchers are mapping dugouts, trenches and tunnels in the most extensive archaeological survey of a site whose slaughter helped forge the identity of young nations. (suite…)