Imbros played a major role in the Gallipoli campaign of 1915-16. The safest base close to the Peninsula, Imbros and its harbours would host hundreds of ships and thousands of Allied soldiers and sailors throughout the nearly twelve months of the campaign, including many Australians. It would be transformed by the infrastructure needed for a major military and naval base. these new arrivals would spread across the Island beyond their main camps at Kephalos Bay, viewing the mountains and valleys of Imbros, crossing its farmlands rich in produce, visiting its towns and villages an meeting its people.
This book and its accompanying Imbros & Gallipoli Revealed Exhibition brings to life the story of the life the story of the link between Imbros and Gallipoli for the first time, from records and photographs held in archives across the world.
For more information on the book and its associated exhibition go to the following link - From Imbros Over The Sea - Imbros & Gallipoli Revealed Book - Information