As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops go into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos, Tolly, Bevan and their mates struggle to establish a tenuous foothold on the treacherous slopes and deep ravines. They endure the next eight months on the peninsula learning lessons of survival. By the time of the final evacuation they have also learned the skills of combat and what it means to be a young man in war.
Callis was born and brought up in London, where he attended Harrow School in north-west London. His parents ...
Ashmead-Bartlett is an English toff - an extravagant and respected journalist who doesn’t mind breaking the rules if it gets him what he wants. His experience and understanding of war is far beyond his peers and many senior officers. He is a wordsmith who can conjure up images for his readers with the power of his prose. He knows he’s good at it, he knows he’s the best around, and it fuels his arrogance. When he realizes Hamilton is failing to report the truth about the campaign, he goes to great lengths to break the media censorship and report the truth.
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