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Author Bean, C. E. W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), 1879-1968.

Title Bean's Gallipoli : the diaries of Australia's official war correspondent / edited and annotated by Kevin Fewster
Edition Third edition
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; CHAPTER 1: 'Good luck to you boys': 21 October-3 December 1914; CHAPTER 2: A hot time in Cairo: 1 January-11 April 1915; CHAPTER 3: This night is too good to miss: 12-25 April 1915; CHAPTER 4: On Turkish soil: 25 April-5 May 1915; CHAPTER 5: As brave as most of them: 6-16 May 1915; CHAPTER 6: The dead were very thick indeed: 17-24 May 1915; CHAPTER 7: These little half-hearted shows: 26 May-23 June 1915; CHAPTER 8: Like lemonade without the tingle: 24 June-31 July 1915
CHAPTER 9: 'I've been hit, Baz': 6 August-10 September 1915CHAPTER 10: Sticking to the truth: 11 September-2 November 1915; CHAPTER 11: The Silent Battle: 7 November-11 December 1915; CHAPTER 12: No one can foretell the ending: 14-31 December 1915; Epilogue; Biographical notes; Notes; Bibliography and further reading; Index
Summary Beginning with his arrival with the first convoy in April 1915, this chronicle details the experiences of Australian war correspondent C.E.W. Bean during the Anzacs campaign on Gallipoli. Emphasizing how no other pressman dared to go ashore during the first landings, this reconstruction documents Bean's determination to sit in the frontline trenches during even the fiercest battles, taking notes or making sketches. His adamant decision to remain until the evacuation in spite of the wounds he incurred is also highlighted, ensuring his place as one of history's most resolute journali
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-285) and index
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Subject Bean, C. E. W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), 1879-1968 -- Diaries.
Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History.
War correspondents -- Australia -- Diaries.
War correspondents -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Diaries.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula.
Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Diaries.
History.
Military history.
Personal narratives
Diaries.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Bean, C. E. W. (Charles Edwin Woodrow), 1879-1968. Frontline Gallipoli
Fewster, Kevin.
ISBN 1741761905 (electronic bk.)
1741767490 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
9781741761900 (electronic bk.)
9781741767490 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)