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Pozieres

  • Fester Einband
  • 258 Seiten
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Christopher Wray is a lawyer and author who has published works of biography and military history. His interests in military histo... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Autorentext
Christopher Wray is a lawyer and author who has published works of biography and military history. His interests in military history, art and literature combine in this book, which was written with the assistance of an Australian Army research grant.

Klappentext

Christopher Wray explores the impact the battle of Pozieres has had on Australia, and how it is remembered today.



Zusammenfassung
This book explores the impact the battle of Pozieres has had on Australian society and history, and how it is remembered today. It is generously illustrated with photographs, maps and paintings, and is essential reading for anyone interested in the First World War and Australia's post-war society.

Inhalt
1. Prelude to Pozières; 2. Pozières a place of sinister name and tragic happenings; 3. A huge and horrible slaughter house; 4. Mouquet Farm; 5. The dead; 6. The maimed, the halt, the lame; 7. Those made mad by war; 8. 'We must not abandon them' the conscription campaign of 1916; 9. Creating memory writing about Pozières; 10. Creating memory painting and Pozières; 11. Remembering Pozières.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Pozieres
Untertitel: Echoes of a Distant Battle
Autor:
EAN: 9781107093485
ISBN: 1107093481
Format: Fester Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 258
Gewicht: 531g
Größe: H235mm x B157mm x T18mm
Jahr: 2016