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Voyage to Gallipoli

Peter Plowman
Rosenberg Publishing, Sydney
2013
ISBN: 9781922013538
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Format: Softcover
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t the commencement of World War I in 1914 Australia had only been a nation for 13 years and the RAN was only three years old (NZ had been a dominion for 7 years and had no independent navy). As young men rushed to enlist, the governments of both countries had to find ways of transporting them to a war being fought half a world away  and  protect them against German raiders en route. It was a massive undertaking. In Voyage to Gallipolimaritime historian Peter Plowman takes the story from the planning stages and the requisition of ships through to the Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915. It covers the activities of the fledgling Royal Australian Navy its role in the Australian capture of German protectorates (including New Guinea) in the South Pacific and the Battle of Cocos Island which saw the destruction of the German raider Emden. pp. 304 illusts #0919

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