AWM G00988

Male soldiers on a beach with two men carrying another man on a stretcher.

The blindfolded Turkish envoy, seated on a stretcher, being carried around the barbed wire entanglements on Brighton Beach by two naked Anzac swimmers on 22 May 1915. He had come to negotiate a truce to bury the thousands of Turkish dead who lay out in front of the Anzac trenches after the failed Turkish attack of 19 May. AWM G00988

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