Campaign in the Dardanelles- HMS Ark Royal


HMS Ark Royal Seaplane tender and Short 184 Aviation Gallipoli Campaign Maritime Art Painting Print by Aviation Artist Roger H. Middlebrook GAvA


Despite its failure, the joint Anglo-French campaign against the Turks in WWI showcased several new technologies that would shape warfare in the Twentieth Century. The use of floatplanes, both ship-borne and from shore was one such innovation, highlighted by the deployment of the first HMS Ark Royal carrier and her Short 184 aircraft

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