The Anzacs: An inside view of New Zealanders at Gallipoli
By Auckland War Memorial Museum
Filled with a selection from the Auckland War Memorial Museum's extensive catalogue, with many images never published before, this book sheds new light on New Zealand's Anzac story.
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This carefully chosen selection from the Auckland War Memorial Museum’s extensive catalogue, with many images never published before, sheds new light on New Zealand’s Anzac story. Through soldiers’ amateur photography – candid, unassuming, revealing and, at times, haunting – The Anzacs charts life for those who served in Gallipoli: from leaving New Zealand and encountering an unexpected landscape to the realities of combat and dealing with death and loss. It is a book that casts an unstinting eye on the history – and the men who lived it – presenting events as they unfolded through the photographic lens.
The Anzacs is a poignant, true-life account of Gallipoli, captured by those who experienced the war and not merely observed it.
Essays by Damien Fenton and Shaun Higgins. Photography compiled by Shaun Higgins.