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Gallipoli and Beyond


Gallipoli and beyond is a source-based course covering the most important aspects of Australia's involvement in World War One.

The aim of the book is to provide a high-interest, inquiry-centred experience for students undertaking Australian History in Years 9 or 10.

Brimming with high-impact primary sources, the human cost and experience of World War 1 will speak to students with authenticity and surprising detail. Through the guidance of skillful questions and engaging activities, students will gather for themselves key understandings and skills to equip them for both Australian citizenship and further historical study.

Key features:

  • fascinating photographs and other primary source material that takes a number of perspectives on key events
  • extensive inquiry-based questions to model the use of evidence in support of responses
  • material engages students in both thinking skills and critical literacy
  • self-contained structure allows students to work independently.


1. The guns of August 1914
2. Naval attack on the Dardanelles
3. Joining up
4. The Anzacs in Egypt
5. Baptism of fire
6. Life in the trenches
7. Lone Pine and the Nek
8. Two heroes
9. The nurses
1. The withdrawal
11. Johnny Turk
12. The home front
13. The conscription issue
14. The Western Front
15. The Light Horse
16. The Anzac legend

About the Author(s)
Bestselling authors Rex Sadler and Tom Hayllar have researched Australia's involvement in war over a long period of time, most recently co-authoring In the Line of Fire (Pan Macmillan, 2005).

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