Tuesday 1 June 2010 by Janice Farrer. No comments
Diary of an ANZAC

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds. 

A group of unidentified gunners in a trench on the Gallipoli Peninsula. A group of unidentified gunners in a trench on the Gallipoli Peninsula. C01177

‘Things have been very quiet* for the past few days but it has been hard to realize that there is actually a war on, as the silence at times became impressive and weird.’

*War is not full of constant battles. There are periods of relative quiet between major offensives. Quite often the seasons will dictate the amount of fighting. For example, the extreme conditions on the Western Front prevented major campaigns to be launched during the winter months.