Gallipoli

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Pan Macmillan, 2002 - Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey) - 600 pages
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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. First published in hardcover in 2001. 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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User Review  - JohnPhelan - LibraryThing

Solidly in the 'Donkeys' tradition of World War One history, Carlyon's Gallipoli is an angry book but there is much to be angry about in this campaign. The description of the battle of the Nek is the ... Read full review

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User Review  - aadyer - LibraryThing

A very good narrative about the Gallipoli campaign, as unapologetic as it is detailed, yet, fair, balanced & incisive. There's a lot of detail here, but only what's appropriate to the subject. Both a ... Read full review

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