Essays Tagged: "Gallipoli"

'Gallipoli was a turning point in Australia's history' Assess the impact of the ANZAC experience on Australia and Australians since 1915.

y increased each year as young Australians remember the ANZAC experience. After that fateful day at Gallipoli on the 25th April 1915, Australia was never the same again. No longer were we an extension ... ce that was known as ANZAC (Australia and New Zealand Army Corps). These Anzacs were to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula, an area occupied by the Turks, an ally of Germany. This plan was put into actio ...

(5 pages) 130 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Life during the Depression for Returning Solidiers of WW1

mily from starving. Things have been getting worse as each year go by.I was once a proud soldier at Gallipoli. I fought bravely and was rewarded for my courage. However when I returned home, I did not ... xpect my homeland to be another battlefield just as harsh and difficult to survive as the shores of Gallipoli. At first things seemed well although I could not get the job I did before the war. With t ...

(3 pages) 38 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australia's national identity through the events of the two World Wars.

memorials raises several questions about a country that so values the events that transpired at the Gallipoli shore in defining what it means to be Australian. What does Anzac, as it is represented in ... ot ignore the multitude of references and great admiration paid to actions of the men who fought in Gallipoli. But, what, with its great respect paid in memorials across the country, does this militar ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gallipoli - Anzac Day

When Australians visit the shores of Gallipoli, where their forefathers landed all those years ago, a spirit entangles them, as they shed ... n and village signed up, willing to die for the cause they felt was just.Throughout the eight-month Gallipoli campaign, thousands of ANZACs were killed, maimed or missing in action. Although the stati ... enthusiasm and bravery in the ace of danger, tell the story that forged a nation. Since landing at Gallipoli, the Diggers were constantly under threat by sniper, machine and artillery fire from the T ...

(4 pages) 69 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Is War Worth it? comparing Gallipoli and These fought in any case by wafa nurdin

fects of war. Nevertheless, movies, poems and novels constantly remind us of the horrors of battle. Gallipoli directed by Peter Weir, and These Fought in Any Case, by Ezra Pound, illustrate the need t ... t has on, not only, the soldiers, but their families and humanity at large.In the historical sense, Gallipoli was a tragic event; many men's lives were taken, needlessly. The movie also carries the sa ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

How the theme of conformity is explored in Peter Weir's film 'Dead Poets Society'.

s of others, and in this way the film deals with Weir's common theme - also explored in Witness and Gallipoli - the quest for personal freedom, and the oppressing effects of society's institutions. He ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

GALLIPOLI: Film Review

GALLIPOLI: Film ReviewDirector:Peter WeirProducers:Patricia Lovell &Executive Producer:Francis O ... nBillyplayed bySnowyplayed byBarneyplayed bySettings:The three settings that were shown in the film Gallipoli were in Western Australia, Egypt and Gallipoli.The first setting in the film was Archie in ... e was very busy with Egyptians trying to rip off the Australians with there unreasonable prices.The Gallipoli scenes seemed to me to be pretty realistic, although a lot of people thought that they wou ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Newspaper feature article on Gallipoli in world war 1

icle on ...Daily Life at Anzac CoveWar correspondent Mark Smith reports on the two days he spent in GallipoliSo far all the information the public received on Gallipoli has been positive. It has been ... iers live comfortably and we are showing no possibilities of defeat.But what is life really like in Gallipoli?The food and water are of a bad quality and insufficient, the medical facilities are primi ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Why did the allies decide to attack Gallipoli in WW1?

The allies decided to attack Gallipoli on April 15th, 1915 largely by the urging of Sir Winston Churchill who saw it as a way to ... rade route to enable the allies to transport supplies to Russia in return for grain.If a victory in Gallipoli succeeded, the allies predicted that Turkey would surrender, thus removing an important Ge ... cted that by doing this, it would stretch the German army and lead to an earlier end to the war.The Gallipoli campaign was a good plan in theory but because of inaccurate intelligence the attacks neve ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australian letter depicting the strugle of Australian's at gallipoli

August 19th 1915Dear Family,I am currently situated in a trench at Gallipoli, its only 3pm but it feels like I have been awake for months right now, I constantly hear ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

This essay talks about the world war. I got a good grade.

1915 the British government - at Winston Churchill's suggestion - tried to open a 'second front' at Gallipoli, in Turkey. It was a bloody disaster. The Allies realised they would have to slog it out o ...

(6 pages) 37 1 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Prejudice and Diversity in "Gallipoli" directed by Peter Weir starring Mark Lee and Mel Gibson.

"Gallipoli" is a story about two young men who sign up to join the ANZAC or Australian and New Zealan ... in Cairo experiencing many things there and seeing their old rivals the British. Before leaving for Gallipoli, Frank requests to be switched to the light horse with Archie and later is. They then trav ... hat Harry Leeds is a world champion sprinter. All of these are said or represented during the movie"Gallipoli" also shows three examples of opinion. First is when one of Archie's friends near his farm ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What were the the conditions of trenches in Gallipoli during WW2?

The trenches of Gallipoli were one of the worst (no the worst) places to be during WW2. Things like the food, water, ... e during WW2. Things like the food, water, disease, trauma and boredom were all key reasons why the Gallipoli trenches ranked up there with the worst.The food they ate was mainly bully beef (commonly ... onous nature of the food didn't give the soldiers much to look forward to.Water was seldom fresh at Gallipoli mostly brought in kerosene tins and put in big tanks. This caused diseases like typhoid to ...

(1 pages) 21 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gallipoli

Gallipoli By Eric Evans Watch Gallipoli and note the information which the film provides about: The ... pecially when he met up with Frank again. They had running races and lots of fun.In the trenches in Gallipoli"¦ The reality of war hit the two main characters quite hard. Archie was still eager ... e to make it be more suited as a movie.What aspects of the Anzac Legend are reinforced in the film, Gallipoli? From Gallipoli and the Egyptian training grounds, a judgment of the, "˜True Australi ...

(8 pages) 518 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gallipoli

Gallipoli By Eric Evans Watch Gallipoli and note the information which the film provides about: The ... pecially when he met up with Frank again. They had running races and lots of fun.In the trenches in Gallipoli"¦ The reality of war hit the two main characters quite hard. Archie was still eager ... e to make it be more suited as a movie.What aspects of the Anzac Legend are reinforced in the film, Gallipoli? From Gallipoli and the Egyptian training grounds, a judgment of the, "˜True Australi ...

(9 pages) 2072 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Australia's involvement in World War I

Why Australians were sent to fight at Gallipoli?Australia went to war because we were part of the British Empire. There was enormous enthu ... d Italy in the Triple Alliance.Australians are well known for fighting Turkey (on German's side) at Gallipoli. They fought as the Anzacs - Australia New Zealand Army Corps.They chose the battle site G ... en’s feeling that it was their ‘duty’ to enlist.Difficulties soldiers experienced at Gallipoli and some of the causes of these difficultiesThe landing at Gallipoli was difficult, soldie ...

(3 pages) 17 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Long Term Causes of the Israeli-Palestine conflict

any of these attempts to open up a new front were made in the Near and Middle East. The campaign at Gallipoli, where ANZAC troops landed in 1915, failed miserably and after early successes Indian divi ... e Arabs to much of the Western World including modern day Israel.After their embarrassing defeat at Gallipoli the British were looking for a new front to combat the Ottomans. This led to the first agr ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.6 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Comparison Of Gatsby And Frank

The similarities of Frank from Gallipoli and Gatsby from "The Great Gatsby" are rather strong. Frank was a very cunning man he wish ...

(1 pages) 356 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

ugar Refining Company. After that, he enlisted for duty in the armed services in 1915 and served at Gallipoli. Initially, he performed duty as a motorcycle dispatch rider, before transferring to the R ...

(16 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gallipoli film review

tion: 1981 Main Characters: Archie Hamilton played by Mark Lee and Frank Dunne played by Mel Gibson Gallipoli is a historical film based during World War 1. It portrays the lives of two young men call ... waves of soldiers go over and continue to die. The battle plan was to distract and maybe take over Gallipoli while the English army attacked further on down the coast of Turkey.The final battle is a ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History