British fleet ordered to assemble off Dardanelles

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The British government sends its fleet to assemble off the Dardanelles, in support of the Ottoman Empire against Russia. They arrive there on 13th, and are joined by a French squadron the following day.

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Editors. "British fleet ordered to assemble off Dardanelles". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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