Bean's Gallipoli: The diaries of Australia's official war by Kevin Fewster PDF

By Kevin Fewster

most likely nobody observed extra of the Anzacs in conflict on Gallipoli than C.E.W. Bean. After crusing with the 1st convoy, he landed with them on that fateful first morning of 25 April 1915, and remained on Gallipoli until eventually the evacuation, regardless of being wounded.

No different pressman dared to head ashore on the first landings. Even within the fiercest battles, Bean might take a seat within the frontline trenches taking notes or making sketches.

In his dugout at evening he could list every thing he had noticeable and performed in his diary. Its pages stream with robust descriptions of conflict, touching eulogies to the typical soldier, and scathing criticisms of senior officials whose error price males their lives. Bean's pictures, over eighty of that are reproduced the following, flesh out his photograph own account of Gallipoli.

honest, harrowing and shocking.'

The Bulletin

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