British fleet ordered to assemble off Dardanelles

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Historical Context Note

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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