Home   FAQs   New Arrivals   Specials   Pricing & Shipping   Location   Corporate Services   Why Choose Bookware?  
Call our store: 9955 5567 (from within Sydney) or 1800 734 567 (from outside Sydney)
 View Cart   Check Out   
Browse by Subject
 TAFE Accounting
 TAFE I.T./Computing
 TAFE - Other
 Windows 8
 Adobe CS6
 CCNA 2012
 CCNP 2012
 Web Design
 Project Management
 Mobile Devices
 Windows Server 2012
 SQL Server 2012
Economics and Business
 Business Information Systems
 Human Resources

Western Front 1916-1918

by: Peter Cochrane

Notify me when in stock

On-line Price: $40.00 (includes GST)

package 160

10%Off Retail Price

You save: $5.00

Usually ships within 1 - 2 weeks.

Retail Price: $45.00

Publisher: ,

Category: Level:

ISBN: 0733312802
ISBN13: 9780733312809

Add to Shopping Cart

For all the significance attached to the brave, doomed heroism at Gallipoli, the Western Front was the single greatest wartime tragedy that elicited the greatest sacrifice. Of the 60 000 who died in the course of the war, 45 000 were lost at the Western Front. In a matter of weeks, more Australians were slain in one or two battles than in the entire eight months at Gallipoli. Those terrible years represent the whole panoply of modern warfare.

There exists a substantial photographic record of life and death at the Front. Not all the photographs were taken by official war photographers. At the time, Kodak was marketing a pocket camera for soldiers. Although it was against military orders, many soldiers smuggled camera & film out of the battle zone. They were a new kind of macabre tourist, keen to capture something of their experiences. The result is a powerful visual record of Anzacs at the Western Front.

Using these photos, The Western Front looks at the major battles of the campaign, the grim conditions endured by the soldiers, the workers of the massive support system, the heroic efforts of stretcher-bearers and medical workers and, finally, the run of victories under Monash in which Australian soldiers distinguished themselves beyond their numerical presence.