The Western Front Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Battle By Battle by Jonathan KingThe Western Front Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Battle By Battle by Jonathan King

The Western Front Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Battle By Battle

byJonathan King

Paperback | July 4, 2015

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A special 100th-anniversary edition.Long overshadowed by the national obsession with the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, the breathtaking story of what really happened on the Western Front has finally been brought into the bright light of day. The Anzacs' Western Front campaign had a greater impact than Gallipoli in almost every respect: five times more soldiers served and were killed there, more than five times as many battles took place - and it was there that an astounding 53 Victoria Crosses were awarded to Australians. The diggers serving on the Western Front also helped win the war, but it was at an almost unfathomable cost.Using hundreds of brutally honest and extraordinary eyewitness accounts, The Western Front Diaries reproduces private diaries, letters, postcards, and photographs to reveal what it was really like at the Front, battle by bloody battle. Straight from the mouths of those who served there, it doesn't get more honest, raw, or heartbreaking than this."
Award-winning historian Dr Jonathan King is the author of Gallipoli Diaries: the Anzacs' own story, day by day (Scribe, 2014), and has been producing books and films about World War I since 1994. He leads battlefield tours to Gallipoli and the Western Front, and is a regular television and radio commentator, as well as a writer for ne...
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Title:The Western Front Diaries: The Anzacs' Own Story, Battle By BattleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 1.11 × 1.11 × 0.68 inPublished:July 4, 2015Publisher:Scribe PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1925106691

ISBN - 13:9781925106695

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