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  • Gallipoli: A Narrative Analysis

    I feel the ground shift and taste the dry dirt in the breeze as I step forward. I’m one step closer to being one of the first soldiers sent to fight at Gallipoli or one step closer to being rejected and sent back home to be called an unfit pathetic coward by society. I lean out of line to see how many more men are ahead of me, just a few more. I can’t stop imagining how exciting it would be to fight for the Australian and the British Empire; to win the war and to come back home as a glorious hero. My heart is thumping with excitement and fear. Sweat begins to seep through my shirt. Looking down the line, I notice most of the other men are taller and stronger than me. I need to convince the recruiters that I’m at least 19 even though I’m only…

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  • Gallipoli Film Analysis

    The very best films, indubitably, are those which entice our intellectual capacities, enrich our understanding as to the inexplicable depths of the human condition, and broaden our comprehension of the ideas which underpin society. The 1981 film, Gallipoli, is a stunning example of such a possibility with its authentic and compelling portrayal of warfare and propaganda. Through the employment of a myriad of visual and verbal techniques, Peter Weir (the director) is able to develop the film’s key…

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  • Gallipoli First Scene

    The first scene of Gallipoli the film begins with a teenage boy timing his sprint speed on a dirt and gravel track in Australia around 8 months after the start of WWI, the boy would become known as Archie. Archie wants to enlist for the army and since he can ride, he hopes to enter the Light Horse although he is underage for the military entirely. One day when Archie gets into a heated discrepancy with a man by the name of Les McCann a race is organized between the two, with McCann on horseback…

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  • Gallipoli Campaign

    “… each night is a nightmare, the patients’ faces all look so pale with the flickering ship’s lights.” Sister Ella Tucker, Australian Army Nursing Service, Hospital Ship Gascon, off Gallipoli S ister Tucker’s account offers a different perspective to the more familiar image of the brave ‘natural soldiers’ who landed on a Gallipoli beach as volunteers of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) proudly fighting under their own flag for the very first time. With the landing of the Australian troops on…

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  • Gallipoli Informative Speech

    grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.’ ANZAC is a term which can define our nation. It is a legend which every Australian holds dear and one that will be passed down through generations forevermore. It is on this solemn day, the 25th of April, our country gathers, as one, to commemorate the audacious actions of those noble men and women, who, over a century ago,…

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  • Peter Weir's Film Gallipoli

    In the year 1981 Peter Weir created a movie named Gallipoli, which was based around the major invasion of Gallipoli involving Australia in world war one. The two main characters Archy Hamilton (Mark Lee) and Frank Dunne (Mel Gibson) have an unbreakable mateship, which remains strong even through times of pain and doubt they were still best mates. Mateship is shown everywhere through you the movie but it firsts starts at the ‘Kimberly Gift’ where these two men first met each other. After the…

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  • ANZAC Vs Gallipoli

    Compare + contrast the experience of the ANZACS from GALLIPOLI, to western front. World War One, WW1, was a tremendous event that affected the Global nation. The war began in 1914 July 28th, and lasted until 1918 November 11th. This war was fought in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Ocean. During WW1 two major theatres of war was the Western Front, located in south-west Belgium and north-eastern and eastern France, and the Gallipoli campaign, located on the north-west coast…

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  • The Bloodiest Day In Australia Essay

    in Australian history. Gallipoli is remembered for the braveness of our soldiers the Anzacs and this war is very recognised. The battle of fromelles had 5,533 Australian casualties in a meir 24 hours compared to the Gallipoli campaign lasting more than 8 months and is recognised more than the bloody battle of Fromelles. From 19th July, 1916 to the 20th July, 1916 The battle of Fromelles took place. This battle is known as the bloodiest day in Australian history. 5, 533 Australian 5th division…

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  • The Gallipoli Campaign

    Zealand gained for camaraderie and always having high moral, we also identified ourselves as a nation. Of course the battle I am talking about is the Gallipoli Campaign. Gallipoli is located about 700kms from the capital of Turkey, Ankara. A strategy to bring Germany down was to bring her allies down. The First Lord of the Admiralty of the British government, Winston Churchill, made the decision to launch and attack on one of Germany’s major allies, Turkey. His plan was to capture the…

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  • Disease In Gallipoli

    Section 1: Identification and Evaluation of Sources The question used throughout this investigation is, to what extent did disease affect the outcome of the Gallipoli campaign? This investigation evaluates a variety of diseases in Gallipoli and their results. The effects of these diseases on the morale and physical condition of soldiers in the campaign are also analyzed to determine the impact on the campaign overall. Two main sources were cited throughout the investigation, one being The…

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