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Fromelles and Pozières: In the Trenches of Hell (MP3)
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Title:
Fromelles and Pozières: In the Trenches of Hell (MP3)
Written by:
Peter FitzSimons 
Read by:
Richard Aspel 
Format:
Unabridged MP3 CD Audio Book 
Number of CDs:
Duration:
27 hours 19 minutes 
MP3 size:
1.13 GB 
Published:
November 02 2015 
Available Date:
November 02 2015 
Age Category:
Adult 
ISBN:
9781489017598 
Genres:
Non-fiction; Military 
Publisher:
ABC Audio 
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Inside the trenches of hell ...

On 19 July 1916, 7000 Australian soldiers – in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front – attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles, in northern France. By the next day, no fewer than 5500 were wounded and just under 1900 were dead – a bloodbath that the Australian War Memorial describes as ‘the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire history'. Just days later, three Australian Divisions attacked German positions at nearby Pozières, and over the next six weeks they suffered another 23,000 casualties. Of that bitter battle, the great Australian war correspondent Charles Bean would write, ‘The field of Pozières is more consecrated by Australian fighting and more hallowed by Australian blood than any field which has ever existed ...' Yet the sad truth is that, nearly a century on from those battles, Australians know only a fraction of what occurred. This book brings the battles back to life and puts the reader in the moment, illustrating both the heroism displayed and the insanity of the British plan. With his extraordinary vigour and commitment to research, Peter FitzSimons shows why this is a story about which all Australians can be proud. And angry.