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A Tale of Two Leaders

THIS IS THE STORY of the parallel lives of two men who fought on opposite sides at Gallipoli. They each came to lead their countries, never met, but grew to respect and understand each other after the bloodletting on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. Stanley Melbourne Bruce and Mustafa Kemal (later Atatürk) were born during the belle époque of European civilisation which was torn asunder in the First World War. Each was born into an empire: one into the British empire then at the height of its strength, and the other into the once great but declining Ottoman empire. Bruce…

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