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Anzac - The Landing
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Anzac - The Landing


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Anzac - The Landing by Stephen Chambers

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The Anzac legend was born on the shores of Gallipoli during the historic morning of 25th April 1915. Landing on a hostile beach, under the cover of darkness, the Anzacs moved inland rapidly, but the response of the Ottoman forces was equally quick. The outcome of the campaign was arguably sealed during the first day, when the door for an Anzac victory was closed. With the order to dig, dig, dig and to stick it out, a stalemate was secured from the clutches of almost total disaster. After the Australians and New Zealanders received their baptism of fire, they became a stubborn thorn in the sides of the Ottoman army. Futilely after eight gruelling months of fighting, the campaign came to an end with the complete evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Failure did not mar the actions and sacrifice of the Anzacs who bestowed a powerful legacy, as well as being a landmark in the birth of modern Turkey. Almost a century later, with all the veterans now sadly gone, their legacy still survives in Anzac Day and with the ever increasing numbers of pilgrims who visit the battlefield today. This attractive and well-written book will serve as either a handy guide or concise history (or both).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844157228
ISBN-10: 1844157229
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Pen & Sword Battleground
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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