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The Ottoman Empire

  • The Ottoman Empire

    Few Kiwis today know much about one of our main First World War enemies, the Ottoman Empire - a sophisticated but often forgotten empire whose soldiers fought against New Zealand troops for four years in the Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine campaigns.

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  • Page 4 - Ottoman Empire enters the First World WarEnver Pasha, the Ottoman Minister for War, reacted to the mobilisation of the Russian Army by ordering the Ottoman Army to prepare for war in August 1914.

Central Powers

  • Central Powers

    Key statistics and facts about the forces of Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Germany and the Ottoman Empire during the First World War

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  • Page 5 - Ottoman EmpireKey information and statistics about the Ottoman Empire during the First World
  • Main image: Crew of SMS Breslau

    Provisions being distributed to the crew of the German light cruiser SMS Breslau, date unknown.