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The Nek - a book by Burness, Peter

The Nek

A Gallipoli Tragedy

The Nek( )
Author: Burness, Peter
ISBN:978-1-78159-307-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Pen & Sword Books Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

On 7 August 1915, in an ill-fated attempt to break the stalemate at Gallipoli, hundreds of Australian light horsemen repeatedly charged the massed rifles and machine-guns of the Turkish soldiers.The charge at The Nek has been immortalised in art, literature and film and has come to epitomise both the futility and courage of the Gallipoli campaign. In this classic book, Peter Burness provides the best account ever published of the formation and training of the Light Horse regiments...
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Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: History / Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
History / Military / World War I
History / Australia & New Zealand
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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