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Gallipoli Campaign

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The major references are the first two volumes of C.E.W. Bean’s Official history of Australia in the War of 1914–1918 The story of the Anzac: From the outbreak of war to the end of the first phase of the Gallipoli campaign, May 4, 1915 (Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1921) and The story of the Anzac: From May 4,1915 to the evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula (Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1924). These volumes have been digitised and are available through our website.

E.M. Andrews, The ANZAC illusion: Anglo-Australian relations during World War 1 (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1993). [Australian attitude to the Empire altered after Gallipoli; role of New Zealand examined; photos, maps.]

Peter Burness, The Nek (Kenthurst, NSW: Kangaroo Press, 1996). [3rd Light Horse Brigade history and leadership examined. Plates, map: appendix gives names and battalions of those killed.]

Thomas (Tom) R. Frame, The shores of Gallipoli: naval dimensions of the Anzac campaign (N.S.W.: Hale & Iremonger, 2000). [Crucial role played by Royal Australian Navy in opening and closing of campaign . Describes role of submarine AE2, RAN Bridging Train. Chronology, photos, figures and maps.]

Robert Rhodes James, Gallipoli (London: Paperrmac, 1989). [Researched history of Turkish and Allied Forces, including British naval aspects. Illus., maps, photos.]

Christopher Pugsley, Gallipoli: the New Zealand story (Auckland; [N.Z.]: Reed, 1998). [First New Zealand evaluation and account; statistics; maps; illus].

John Robertson, ANZAC and empire: the tragedy & glory of Gallipoli (Richmond, Vic.: Hamlyn Australia, 1990). [Interesting assessment of legend and its effect on Australian nationalism; treatment of sick and prisoners of the Turks; casualties; illus.]

Peter Stanley, Quinn’s Post, Anzac, Gallipoli (Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2005). [New Zealand’s role explained; detailed analysis and description using primary sources. Illus. including diagrams of tunnels and trenches; maps; photos.]

Tim Travers, Gallipoli 1915 (Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2001). [New British interpretation using researched Turkish and German archival sources. Some topics analysed are the landing, Helles and Suvla, collusion in Royal Commission on Gallipoli. Appendices include chronology, allied order of battle for landings and map].

Michael B. Tyquin, Gallipoli: the medical war: the Australian Army Medical Services in the Dardanelles campaign of 1915 (Kensington, NSW: University Press, 1993). [Lack of provisions; dental and psychological problems analysed; maps, photos. Appendices give biographical information, casualty statistics form AIF, AAMC and NZAC; names of vessels used in transporting casualties; description of a first field dressing and contents of field medical panniers.]

Denis Winter, 25 April 1915: the inevitable tragedy (St. Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press, 1994). [Analysis using primary sources; evaluation of plans for landing site; discusses battle stress; human cost; Turkish opponents.]