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Gallipoli : the fatal shore

Author: Harvey Broadbent
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. ; New York : Viking, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given how many terrible events occurred in the First World War, Gallipoli still holds a unique place. Half a million Allied and half a million Ottoman troops fought each other for months over possession of a barren, craggy peninsula under conditions which were nightmarish for all combatants. Now, ninety years later, Harvey Broadbent has produced an illustrated history, drawing heavily on oral accounts by veterans of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Broadbent
ISBN: 0670040851 9780670040858
OCLC Number: 64289936
Description: 312 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: 1 The Dogs Of War 5 --
2 Damn The Dardanelles! 27 --
3 The Fatal Shore 54 --
4 Counter-Attack 92 --
5 A Corner Of Hell 113 --
6 Countless Dead, Countless! 144 --
7 A Bastard Of A Place 167 --
8 Ridges Of Blood 190 --
9 Slaughter At Suvla 222 --
10 Exodus 250 --
11 The Sacred Shore 275.
Responsibility: Harvey Broadbent.
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Given how many terrible events occurred in the First World War, Gallipoli still holds a unique place. Half a million Allied and half a million Ottoman troops fought each other for months over possession of a barren, craggy peninsula under conditions which were nightmarish for all combatants. Now, ninety years later, Harvey Broadbent has produced an illustrated history, drawing heavily on oral accounts by veterans of both sides. Gallipoli: the Fatal Shore is a fitting tribute to the agonies of those who fought here and shows how crucial the battle was in forging the modern national identity of Australia, New Zealand and the Turkish Republic.

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