Defending Gallipoli: The Turkish Story by Harvey Broadbent

By Harvey Broadbent

From the bestselling writer of Gallipoli, The deadly Shore comes this unique, dramatic and eye-opening account of the notorious Gallipoli crusade, informed via 'enemy eyes'.

Based on specific entry to Turkish documents, protecting Gallipoli unearths how the Turks reacted and defended Gallipoli. writer and Turkish language specialist Harvey Broadbent spent 5 years translating every little thing from reliable files to squaddies' own diaries and letters to unearth the Turkish tale. it really is chilling and revealing to work out this recognized conflict in Australian heritage during the 'enemy' lens. The booklet commences with a jihad, which sees the warriors struggling with for nation and God jointly. however it additionally humanises the Turkish squaddies, naming them, revealing their feelings, and eventually indicates how the Allies absolutely misunderstood and underestimated them protecting Gallipoli fills an immense hole within the background of the Gallipoli campaign.

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