Lead: During World War I, using primarily Australian and New Zealand troops, the allies attempted to open a southern front at Gallipoli.

                 Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

                 Content: Gallipoli is a narrow, hilly peninsula in European Turkey, extending 50 miles southwest into the Aegean Sea. Along the eastern bank of the peninsula is the Dardanelles, one of the world most strategic waterways, governing access to the Mediterranean and Black Seas and vital to both sides in the war.