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Gallipoli: The Turkish Defence & Defending Gallipoli: The Turkish Story – Book launch
May 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The two books by Harvey Broadbent are the result of four years work on the Turkish archives and give, for the first time, a full Turkish view of the conflict
Gallipoli: The Turkish Defence by Harvey Broadbent
A landmark work of military history.¬† The people of both Australia and Turkey attach meaning to their national identities and ideals as a result of the Gallipoli campaign. Gallipoli: The Turkish Defence is the first and only book to reveal new details of the Turkish point of view of the conflict, revealing how the Turks reacted and defended Gallipoli and how they succeeded in forcing the Allied forces to withdraw.
Defending Gallipoli: The Turkish Story by Harvey Broadbent
From the bestselling author of Gallipoli, The Fatal Shore comes this original, dramatic and eye-opening account of the infamous Gallipoli campaign, told through ‚Äòenemy eyes‚Äô. Based on exclusive access to Turkish archives, Defending Gallipoli reveals how the Turks reacted and defended Gallipoli. Author and Turkish-language expert Harvey Broadbent spent five years translating everything, from official records to soldiers‚Äô personal diaries and letters, to unearth the Turkish story.
Presented by Royal United Services Institute, Victoria and Camberwell City RSL
4pm, Thursday 5th March 2015
Parking available at the venue