Gallipoli Revisited: In the Footsteps of Charles Bean and the Australian Historical Mission


The landing at Gallipoli has long been described as the moment that Australiaproved itself as a nation; and in the years since the ill fated battle, the worldGallipoli has become synonymous with bravery, courage and the Australian spirit. But how is it that we know so much about this famous battle, and how is it thatso many artefacts survive today, telling their story in museums all over Australia? For the main part, it's thanks to famous Australian war correspondent andhistorian Charles Bean. C. E. W. Bean's correspondence from WWI made hima household name amongst Australians. Less known is the role he played theestablishment of Australian War Memorial. Even while working as the officialwar correspondent read more

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ISBN:

9781740667654

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

26cm x 24cm

Weight:

1290g

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

History , Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 December 2009

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Janda Gooding

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Australian War Memorial