THE ANZAC BOOK
(reproduced originally from www.firstaif.info/anzac-book)
THE ANZAC BOOK The Anzac Book is subtitled
"Written and Illustrated in Gallipoli by the Men of Anzac". It is edited by C.E.W.
ONLINE VERSION: The Anzac Book is no
longer available at the url http://www.firstaif.info/anzac-book/
(which was part of the Digger History group of websites). You now need to
access the archived version of that site, starting with the Contents page
which is available here: ●
THE ANZAC BOOK (archived version).
This archived version may not show all images
and may not be available at times of heavy server use. When this version
appears to be unavailable, sometimes this works instead: go directly to the
Internet Archive then in the Wayback
Machine box paste the following url:
COMMERCIAL PUBLICATION: A third edition of the book, containing material omitted from the first
edition, is available commercially.
The speech given by the writer of the 3rd edition's foreward, Les Carlyon,
is available on the Australian War Memorial website (awm.gov.au).
ART: People interested in
art may like to go to our Anzac
art page and watch the video Art Nation - Sidney Nolan's Gallipoli
in which Sidney Nolan describes how he obtained inspiration for some of his
Gallipoli paintings by reading poems by Gallipoli soldiers in THE ANZAC
Official histories - First World War
Official History of Australia in the War of
(reproduced from www.awm.gov.au)
Story of the Anzacs Published by James Ingram & Son, Melbourne, 1917.
Archibald Strong (Wikipedia page), published the book anonymously.
This book was
originally available (without images) at
http:/www.diggerhistory3.info/anzacs but it is now not even accessible
through the Internet Archive.
You can access snippets on Google Books by searching for likely
words or phrases: try the link
Google Books: The Story of the Anzacs. But if that link is no longer
working you will need to locate the book on
Google Books yourself. (Search for:
"The Story of the Anzacs" 1917.)
Strangely, the book currently (23 Feb 2017)
does not appear to be available on the
Project Gutenberg website.