25 April 1915. The Day the Anzac Legend Was Born

Cameron, David W.

68078 Allen & Unwin Sydney 2007 3rd printing stiff wrappers As New 8vo. xxviii + 324pp., b/w pls., maps, bibliog., index, ÔOn 25 April 1915 Australian troops landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in what is now called Anzac Cove. They rushed from the beach to Plugge's Plateau and into Australian military history. Quotes from diaries and war records bring to life the tragedy of that day, and are interspersed with accounts of Charles Bean's return to the peninsula in 1919 to organise the burial of the dead and the formation of memorialsÕ $21.00USD
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