Hugh Dolan and Mal Gardiner bring the real story of Gallipoli to life, describing the lead-up and the attack on Gallipoli in detail – from both sides of the fighting.
On 25 April 1915, Allied forces landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in present-day Turkey to secure the sea route between Britain and France in the west and Russia in the east. After eight months of terrible fighting, they would fail. Peter FitzSimons tells this iconic tale in GALLIPOLI.
A compelling story of the history of the Great War, told for upper primary readers. Beautifully drawn illustrations bring the characters, time and place to life.
In his simple yet powerful retelling, Lindsay shows that our understanding of the Anzac spirit can only be complete once we understand the spirit of Gallipoli.
Based on the Australian author’s many visits to Turkey and Gallipoli, this is a moving, inspiring, occasionally hilarious, and always practical roadmap to the heart the Gallipoli experience.