January 8, 1916 – Allies retreat from Gallipoli

January 8, 1916 – Allies retreat from Gallipoli

On this day, Allied forces during World War I stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of the Ottoman Empire.

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December 25, 1914 – The Christmas Truce

December 25, 1914 – The Christmas Truce

Just after midnight on Christmas morning, the majority of German troops engaged in World War I cease firing their guns and artillery and commence to sing Christmas carols.

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