Essays Tagged: "Gallipoli Campaign"

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

Churchill Dude

became first Lord of the Admiralty. His career was almost destroyed as a result of the unsuccessful Gallipoli campaign during the First World War. He was forced to resign from the Admiralty. However, ...

(2 pages) 30 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Name the reason why Gallipoli was a failure? - written by N Lancaster

It was decided that soldiers needed to land and fight in turkey. This is where the famous battle of Gallipoli happened now known as ANZAC cove because of the horrific losses of the Australian forces i ... of the Australian forces in a so seemed futile and pointless battle. This essay highlights why the Gallipoli campaign was a failure.On April 25th 1915 the Anzac's arrived at the Anzac cove, after ...

(2 pages) 66 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How did the events of world war one create the Anzac legend?

can be seen by many as the very essence of Australia's identity, especially the involvement at the Gallipoli peninsular. The battle of Gallipoli was the first major step made by Australians towards n ... opment of the Anzac legend. This essay will highlight how these events created the Anzac legend.The Gallipoli campaign and the Anzac legend that emerged from it have had a significant impact on ideas ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gallipoli War

r and fear, which is drawn by the unsatisfaction of the countries and great desires of the leaders. Gallipoli is also a good example for these wars which resulted with millions of deaths and huge dest ... these wars which resulted with millions of deaths and huge destruction. Our artwork,the movie named Gallipoli, is a marvellous film that vividly depicts the tragedic side of Gallipoli War, mostly from ...

(14 pages) 50 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How useful is Peter Weir's film "Gallipoli" in the study of Australia's involvement in WWI and the creation of the ANZAC legend?

In 1981, an Australian director, Peter Weir made the film Gallipoli. As the title suggests, this film follows Australia's involvement in the 1915 Gallipoli ca ... al accuracy is precise and the events depicted in the film reflects the powerful national legend of Gallipoli and ANZAC day. This film provides insight on the attitudes to the war, enlistment, trainin ... ly filmed in Egypt in the shadow of the pyramid and the Sphinx.The rest of the film is spent in the Gallipoli Peninsula as the troops land at Anzac Cove. The ANZACS are held to a hillside, only yards ...

(8 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jun/2004

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

'Elements of the ANZAC tradition and spirit that have remained constant in the Australian society'

In 2005, Australia will commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign and the forging the ANZAC tradition. The Anzac tradition has been a vital part in ... AC tradition. The Anzac tradition has been a vital part in Australia's identity since the battle at Gallipoli. The creator of the Anzac legend, official historian Charles Bean, was inclined and respon ... heir country in time of war. The Anzac tradition began during World War I with a landing in 1915 at Gallipoli on the Turkish Aegean coast. Because of a navigational error, the Anzacs came ashore about ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Gallipol: ANZAC, Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

The text I have chosen on Gallipoli is on the internet. The sight is in the World War One - The Gallipoli Campaign- The birth ... ign- The birth of Australian Identity separated from Britain.http://www.australianhistory.com.au/thegallipolicampaign.htmThis text explains when we went to Gallipoli and why. This is a very interestin ... War. In the first few paragraphs there is an overview of why Australians ended up on the shores of Gallipoli in 1915 and why so many Anzac men died.The text gives the details about the involvement of ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Creation of the Anzac Legend

the Australian population; and most significantly, for the legend of Anzac which it generated. The Gallipoli Campaign is widely recognised as the trigger of the legend, but it has also been spread by ... all, loyal to his mates, is deeply entrenched in the popular culture. In Bean's first volume on the Gallipoli Campaign, he states "To be the sort of man who would give away when his mates were trustin ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

What is the ANZAC myth?

ugh hopeless conditions which pulled all of the troops together through the devastating loss of the Gallipoli Campaign.The Anzac myth created an emerging image of the Australian identity, before Galli ... poli a national identity had been lacking, just like the soldiers who were fresh and untried. After Gallipoli the nation had an image in which others could identify it to, thanks to the battle weary A ...

(1 pages) 2373 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The impact of the First World War on the Australian home front.

alian society because the legend offered a reformed national identity for Australians. Although the Gallipoli campaign was unsuccessful, it was the sheer courage and sacrifice that the Australian troo ...

(5 pages) 36 1 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

To what extent were the ideals of young Australian soldiers shattered by the reality of their experiences at Gallipoli? Was anything salvaged from such a military disaster?'

The ideals with which the young Australian soldier went to Gallipoli were those of patriotism, the opportunity for adventure, independence and a response to th ... of the war experience were ultimately shattered, out of the military disaster and carnage that was Gallipoli, emerged a new set of qualities that would come to define the Anzac spirit and so set in m ... elopment of a legend.It can be said that the ideals with which the young Australian soldier went to Gallipoli were unrealistic. Ultimately, they had absolutely no idea of what they were entering thems ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Anzac Legend

of Australian identity. Does the Anzac legend and sprit remain today? The Anzac spirit was born at Gallipoli in 1915. However, it does not only represent that Hellish war but all wars that Anzac sold ... ery, sacrifice, heroism, dedication, honour, integrity, initiative and determination throughout the Gallipoli campaign as they battled against daunting odds. These qualities have come to represent the ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Assess Gallipoli's campaign in shaping the Anzac legend

mphs against the odds, of courage and ingenuity in adversity.”Paul Keating, 1993The landing at Gallipoli was seen as a story of courage and endurance amongst death and despair, in the face of poo ... as the defeated Eureka rebels, the suicidal 'jolly swagman' in Waltzing Matilda, and Ned Kelly and Gallipoli seems to fit this pattern.The Gallipoli campaign was the beginning of true Australian nati ...

(1 pages) 2071 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Contribution and Performance of the AIF at Gallipoli

The AIFS contribution to the Gallipoli campaign was extremely great. On the 19th of August 1914 Australia began organizing a forc ... ce or AIF. Eventually on the morning of the 25th of April 1915 the AIF were sent into battle at the Gallipoli Peninsula. They landed at Anzac Cove a few miles south of were they were supposed to land. ... ed brilliantly even though it seemed almost everything was against them.During the first landing at Gallipoli the Australians were massacred. Over 2000 were dead or wounded on just the first day. They ...

(2 pages) 606 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Great War, a conflict spanning four years from 1914 to 1918, drew countries from across the globe into the First World War.

the role that Australian soldiers played in the Great War through the use of two case studies; the Gallipoli campaign and Australia’s involvement at Pozieres. Even though other Dominion countrie ... April, 1915, British Imperial forces, including the Australian contingent, landed on the shores of Gallipoli. The invasion was part of the grand strategy of the First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston C ...

(6 pages) 563 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

World War 1 Sources Revolving Around Australia

age to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force and actively participate in the war.Source Two - The Gallipoli Campaign (1915)The Gallipoli Campaign took place between 25 April and 20 December 1915. Wi ... gn took place between 25 April and 20 December 1915. Winston Churchill launched an offensive on the Gallipoli Peninsula in an attempt to hasten the defeat of Germany The AIF was called upon to requisi ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

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

Physical Journey - Peter Skrzynecki

illfully been captured and expresses an individual's perspective among the journey they undertake. 'Gallipoli', directed by Peter Weir in 1981, reinforces the journey of individuals as well as conveyi ... s well as conveying the emotional change of state on the soldier's journey from Perth, Australia to Gallipoli, Turkey, which is a result from the individual's experience of events they face along thei ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

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