“the tired parts of the mind can be rested and strengthened, not merely by rest, but by using other parts.” -Winston Churchill.
During the First World War, Winston Churchill proposed a naval attack on the Dardanelles, a strait that provided a sea route to the Russian Empire. But the attack was repelled. Following the navel attack, an amphibious landing was launched on the Gallipoli peninsula of the Dardanelles with the aim of capturing the Ottoman capital of Constantinople. But after eight months of fighting and many casualties on both sides, the land campaign was abandoned.
Churchill was demoted after the Gallipoli campaign. He then resigned in November 1915 and left London for the Western front.
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