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Anzacs, The

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Media: BOOK - hardcover, 504 pages
Author: P. Adam-Smith
Year: 2004
Other Data: appendixes, bibliog, index
ISBN: 0734304617

Availability: Out of Print
Product Code: PEN013
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Gallipoli was the final resting place for tousands of young Australians. Death struck so fast there was not time for escape of burial. And Gallipoli was over there was the misery of the European Campaign.

'The Anzacs' remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War - of the men who gave birth to a legend. This bestseller has now been reprinted in a hardcover edition.

The author read over 8000 diaries and letters to write her acclaimed best seller. Soldiers sought her out to tell her why they went, what they saw, and how they felt about the great holocaust. Their simple accounts are more vivid than any novel; the years have not dimmed their memories of last comrades and the horrors of war. These are the extraordinary experiences of ordinary men - and they strike to the heart.


Part 1: The Beginning
1. Why Did You Go to the Great War, Daddy?
2. Moulding the Lads
3. The First Man, the First Shilling
4. Goodbye to AE1
5. The Great Adventure
6. What Price Me Now?
7. Painting Egypt Road
8. The Battle of the Wazzir
9. The Arena
10. All Those Empty Pages
11. The White Ships
12. The Lonesome Pine
13. Fight I Must
14. The Face of a Hero
15. T.P. (The Padre)
16. What, Gone? The Australians Gone!
17. The Tap Root

Part 2: After Gallipoli
18. Run for your Life, Dig!
19. The 'Fair Dinkums'
20. The Station Hands
21. Somewhere in France
22. Fromelles
23. Beaucoup Australie, Fini Pozieres
24. Blighty
25. One in Every Town
26. The Rose of No Man's Land
27. Kangaroo Feathers
28. The Shellal Mosaic
29. The Boys in Blue
30. The CIrcus
31. The Red Baron
32. The Butchers' Picnic
33. Wipers
34. The Dinki-dis
35. Keep the Home Fires Burning
36. I Want to go Home
37. Never Forget Australia
38. The Mutanies
39. The New Never-Never Land
40. Boys, You've Lost Your Jobs
41. Part of the Price
42. Good-bye-ee
43. So Ends the Bloody Business of the Day

Appendix 1: C.E.W. Bean
Appendix 2: Tables

If you have not read "The Anzacs" there will always be a part of Australia you will never understand - Les Carlyon

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