During the Battle of Gallipoli this beach was the prime location for the various troops of the Allies side, mostly the ANZAC troops, to use their little and precious free time to swim. Today this beach is one of the only official swimming locations on this Historic Peninsula.
Brighton Beach, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Viewpoint from the pier, looking East. A lighter is moored on the shoreline, and transport wagons and supply stores line the beach. The mouth of Shrapnel Valley is visible in the background. This is the second image in a six part panorama.