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By Kevin Fewster

most likely nobody observed extra of the Anzacs in conflict on Gallipoli than C.E.W. Bean. After crusing with the 1st convoy, he landed with them on that fateful first morning of 25 April 1915, and remained on Gallipoli until eventually the evacuation, regardless of being wounded.

No different pressman dared to head ashore on the first landings. Even within the fiercest battles, Bean may take a seat within the frontline trenches taking notes or making sketches.

In his dugout at evening he might list every little thing he had obvious and performed in his diary. Its pages move with robust descriptions of conflict, touching eulogies to the typical soldier, and scathing criticisms of senior officials whose errors fee males their lives. Bean's images, over eighty of that are reproduced the following, flesh out his photograph own account of Gallipoli.

honest, harrowing and shocking.'

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