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A Prelude to Gallipoli: The Battle of Broken Hill, 1915

By: Ertur, Omer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland OR, Published By the Author: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16031

ISBN: 0-9741253-2-6

Condition: Near Fine


[dog-earing and minor bending to top rear corner (cover and last few pages of book), otherwise a nice clean copy with no significant wear]. Trade PB (B&W photographs, facsimiles) History, both in narrative (written somewhat like a novel) and as a collection of reproduced source materials (mostly newspaper articles), of an "interesting but bizarre incident that had happened in 1915 in the Australian desert town of Broken Hill." Basically, a picnic train carrying 1,200 passengers was fired upon by two (two!) Turks, and because Turkey was an ally of Germany in World War I, this apparentl... View more info