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Great Anzac Stories
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Introduction Glossary THE FOUNDATIONS First to fight The forgotten island The silent Anzac The first day on Gallipoli The landing Talk about go! Parables of Anzac Furphy Silence of the guns Leaving Gallipoli We did all that was asked of us At Pozi res The charge at Beersheba THE HEROES They just poured into the wards Everyone was as cheerful as possible Private Punch A soldier of the cross The Roo de Kanga The underground artillery The only gleams of sunshine Matilda goes to war Tobruk Rats Bluey' Truscott and 6 Squadron Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels Australia's secret submariners THE HOME FRONTS Scots of the Riverina The Durban Signaller The chalk Rising Sun Blighty Homecoming Very irritated Death's soldier A stitch in time The Nackeroos Yanks downunder The Brisbane Line Miss Luckman's journal THE LAUGHTER A million cat-calls The Pommies and the Yanks Religion Monocles Food and drink Babbling brooks Army biscuits The casual digger Officers Birdie The piece of paper Baldy becomes mobile Characters The Unofficial History of the AIF Please Let Us Take Tobruk! Parable of the Kit Inspection The Airforce Wife THE LEGENDS The Eureka sword The lost submarine The vanished battalion The two donkeys Murphy's daughter The souvenir king The crucified soldier The Walers Digger Anzac and the Rising Sun The first and the last THE MEMORIES No 008 Trooper J Redgum The first Anzac Days Return to Gallipoli After the war The longest memorial The lonely Anzac The lone pines Mrs Kim's commemoration The long aftermath of Fromelles The Unknown Sailor The Long Tan cross Traditions of remembrance WC The Throssell VC Do you remember? Sources

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The courage, determination and larrikin disregard of authority that Australian soldiers displayed in World War I became the popular focus of national identity for a young nation. In stories of heroism, suffering and endurance - and also humour - from the main wars in which Australians have fought, Graham Seal locates the distinctive character of the digger.

About the Author

Graham Seal is the author of the bestselling Great Australian Stories.

Reviews

'These stories show the overwhelming blood and honour, heroism and horror that was the Australian experience on our cruellest shores.' - Peter FitzSimons. 'Accessible, short, often fresh tales capture the spirit and sentiment of Anzac.' - Roland Perry

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