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By David Cameron

such a lot Australian have heard of Lone Pine. Too few comprehend why. Over 4 days in August 1915, Australians and Turks have been thrown into a few of the fiercest battling of the battle, on a small plateau in Gallipoli often called Lone Pine. millions of lives have been misplaced. Seven of Australia's 9 Gallipoli VCs have been earned in the course of brutal hand-to-hand wrestle in darkish tunnels and in trenches simply metres aside, bombarded by means of terrifying volleys of grenades. The conflict for Lone Pine is the 1st booklet dedicated to this cornerstone of the Anzac legend, drawing on unforgettable first-hand money owed scratched into diaries and letters domestic. The tales of the diggers, in addition to the engineers, nurses, sappers, commanders and extra, offer a useful list of the conflict and function relocating testimony to their braveness in appalling stipulations. this day, pine timber are planted in remembrance round Australia. In Gallipoli, the Lone Pine Cemetery and Memorial draws huge crowds to commemorate Anzac Day. David W. Cameron's soaking up historical past finds the destiny of these who fought at the floor the place they assemble. 'David Cameron not just leads the way in which for the battalions of books on Australia in global battle I to come back within the subsequent six years, he units a general for authors to emulate' Weekend Australian 'A riveting learn' day-by-day Telegraph 'Powerfully written and well-illustrated' Sydney Morning Herald

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