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The Spectator at war: Fortress Europe

From ‘News of the Week’, The Spectator, 13 March 1915:

The more the operations at the Dardanelles are considered the more clearly is their vast importance realized. If in co-operation with the Russian Fleet from the Black Sea we succeed in taking possession of what remains of Turkey in Europe, including the great fortress of Adrianople, and in holding securely both the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles, the blow to Germany and Austria will be of the most tremendous kind.

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