The Gallipoli Story
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The men were huddled in lifeboats. Some prayed that their legs would work. Some smiled to show they weren't scared. They peered into the darkness ahead and saw nothing. <P>Then, the dark shape of a man standing on a hill. A shout from the shore. A single shot rang out and a bullet hissed overhead. <p><b>The Gallipoli campaign had begun</b><p>Anzac soldiers fought on Turkish soil nearly a century ago. So why do we still care about what happened there? Why do we celebrate a battle lost? <p><i>The Gallipoli Story</i> takes young people on an unforgettable and tough journey deep into the heartland of war. Patrick Carlyon digs past the myths to explore the lives and choices of the men – soldiers, politicians and generals alike – who found themselves caught up in a battle fought far from home. <p>A powerful piece of storytelling that brings history to life – and shows us the human faces behind the grand story.
- Children's, young adult & educational
- Publication Date:
- Penguin Group Australia