The Anzacs

Author: Patsy Adam-Smith

Price: $26.95
$26.95
SKU: 9780140165395

'If you have not read The Anzacs there will always be a part of Australia you will never understand.' Les Carlyon, The Australian

Gallipoli was the final resting place for thousands of young Australians. Death struck so fast there was not time for escape or burial. And when Gallipoli was over there was the misery of the European Campaign.

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

Winner of the Age Book of the Year award when first published in 1978, The Anzacs remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War.



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The Anzacs remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War.
The Anzacs remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War.
Published: 26/03/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143571667
RRP: $9.95
Published:07/10/1991
Format:Paperback, 504 pages
RRP:$26.95
price:AUD $26.95
ISBN-13:9780140165395
ISBN-10:0140165398
Origin:Australia
Imprint:Penguin
Publisher:Penguin Aus.

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