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Zero Hour: The Anzacs On The Western Front

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The First World War was only meant to last six months.

When the Australians and New Zealanders arrived at the Western Front in 1916, the fighting had been going for a year and a half and there was no end in sight. The men took their place in a line of trenches that spread through Belgium and France from the North Sea to the Swiss Alps. Beyond the trenches was no-man's land,...more
Hardcover, 231 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Text Publishing
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Oct 14, 2013 TROLL added it
I decided to read this book for 2 reasons, one is because I like history and wars. Its cool to read about the sacrifices made to keep our civilization alive and running. Secondly,I need to clear a hard space to fill on my bingo board.

This particular book fills the space on the bingo board of "a book that teaches you about another time in history".

There are not any real charterers in this book because its about war but I did like the part about the Aussies getting called cannibals that was funny...more
Leon Davidson has written a fine book which is easily read and very accessible to teenage readers of both sexes. I like the "In memoriam" extracts at the beginning of each chapter. Davidson continues the strong tradition of started by C.E.W.Bean in telling the history through the experiences of the ordinary soldier and thier families. The best aspect of this book is that it includes the New Zealand experience and deeds which has been injnored by most recent Australian books dealing with the West...more
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An acccount of the the fighting on the 1st World War's western front.
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