Examines the experiences of the soldiers of all nationalities who fought at the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, in 1915, during World War I, as well as the men who led them. Recounts the details of the Gallipoli campaign, from the grand military and political strategies to the squalid realities of the front line. Includes maps, illustrations, endnotes, select bibliography and index. Author has been editor of the 'Age', editor-in-chief of the Herald and Weekly Times group, and visiting lecturer in journalism at RMIT University. He received the 1971 Walkley Award and the 1993 Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award.
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This must be one of the most detailed (but partial) histories of the Gallipoli campaign ever written, a credit to the extraordinary research carried out by the author and his ability to marshal it all ... Read full review
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Gallipoli is still THE defining Australian myth, where plucky little Australia (and New Zealand) proved themselves worthy nations on the battlefield. And what a battlefield, so close to the ancient ... Read full review