Bean's Gallipoli: The Diaries of Australia's Official War Correspondent

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 journalists.


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