Special instructions for action during suspension of arms

This document sets out the conditions for a 9 hour armistice with the Turkish forces at Gallipoli on May 23rd 1915, by Lieutenant Colonel Skeen and Major Blamey.  The purpose of the ceasefire was to allow both sides time to retrieve their dead and wounded from the battlefield.


Accession number: MS 8387


From the State Library of Victoria's Manuscripts collection.


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