Exhibition to challenge views

(L-r) Dima Shcherbak, Nikita Krasov, Nastia Konovalova and Emma Irza with Priory School pupils Nikita Morris and Laurence Trinh.  Picture: Ian Hargreaves  (170737-1)

Children from Chernobyl spend day at Portsmouth school as part of respite trip

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A NEW exhibition is promising to challenge the historical perceptions of a major First World War campaign.

Challenging the Myth and Memory of Gallipoli will open at the National Museum of the Royal Navy from March 28.

Through never-before-seen exhibits and witness accounts, the displays re-tell the misunderstood story of Gallipoli, which has been distorted by national myth.

The exhibition will showcase a variety of objects that document the Royal Navy’s contribution to and involvement in the campaign.

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