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This landmark publication commemorates the centenary of the Great War's Gallipoli campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. ANZAC Treasures approaches the subject of Gallipoli not only from a military perspective but also in terms of its social impact and its role in commemoration and nation building. It does so through the Memorial's immensely rich and varied National Collection, which provides a tangible link to ANZAC and gives an unparalleled insight into its many facets. The legend and reality of ANZAC are encapsulated within the relics, photographs, artworks, documentary records, personal diaries and letters that are displayed to dramatic and moving effect in a beautifully designed and produced commemorative volume.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781742667232
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 432
Publication Date: 24 Sep 2014
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Publication City, Country: Millers Point, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 27.5(H) x 21.5(L)
Weight (gm): 2480

 

Author Biography

Dr Peter Pedersen, formerly Head of the Research Centre at the Australian War Memorial, is one of Australia's leading military historians. He has written eight books on the First World War and led many battlefield tours to Gallipoli, the Western Front and other battlefields in Europe and Asia. Dr Pedersen is currently consultant historian to the Australian Department of Veterans' Affairs.
ANZAC Treasures: The Gallipoli Collection of the Australian War Memorial
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