Zero Hour: The Anzacs on the Western Front

Zero Hour: The Anzacs on the Western Front

Leon Davidson


Winner of the NZ submit kid's booklet Awards, non-fiction type and shortlisted for the CBCA kid's ebook Awards, 2011.

The First international struggle used to be purely intended to final six months. while the Australians and New Zealanders arrived on the Western entrance in 1916, the battling have been going for a 12 months and a part and there has been no result in sight. the boys took their position in a line of trenches that unfold from the North Sea to the Swiss Alps. past the trenches used to be no-man's-land, an eerie barren region the place rats lived within the ribs of the lifeless and the wounded cried for support. past that was once the German military.

The Anzacs had sailed for France to struggle a struggle the entire global used to be conversing approximately. Few who got here domestic ever spoke approximately it back.

Zero Hour is the 3rd publication via Leon Davidson, writer of the best-selling and multi-award-winning Scarecrow military: the Anzacs at Gallipoli and Red Haze: Australians & New Zealanders in Vietnam.

'Written with a simplicity and directness that make it a terrific instructing software, Zero Hour blends historic review of the Anzacs' position with usual squaddies' stories and perspectives.' Age

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