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COVER STORY Wildfires: Lessons from the past not yet learnt

EDITORIAL America 'resets' foreign policy on China and Russia

CANBERRA OBSERVED After the fires, we still need an economy and to power it

GENDER POLITICS In trans Newspeak, parental consent is a 'hurdle'

REFLECTION Conjugal honour: Love of husband and wife joined together in pure intimacy

LIFE ISSUES Pro-lifers punished for exposing baby harvesting

LAW AND SOCIETY Cardinal Pell and the Appeal Court judges

LITERATURE AND SOCIETY The poetry of Distributism

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY Botany Bay: Always more than a dumping ground

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Finally getting Brexit done

HUMOUR The MacStuttles probe

MUSIC From retch to wretched

CINEMA Three times the bravura: 1917, The Gentlemen, Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon

BOOK REVIEW The contradictions of the dominant ideology

BOOK REVIEW Novel celebrates inventor of literary fairytales

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HUMAN RIGHTS A Magnitsky-style law for Australia?

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THE LOST LEGIONS OF FROMELLES:
The True Story of the Most Dramatic Battle in Australia's History

Peter Barton

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by Peter Barton

(Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 2014)
Paperback: 403 pages
ISBN: 9781742377117
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The action at Fromelles in July 1916 is Australia’s most catastrophic military failure. The story has always appeared simple, but in truth history did not unfold in the way we have for so long been led to believe. Peter Barton has written an authoritative and revelatory book on Fromelles. He describes its long and surprising genesis, and offers an unexpected account of the fighting; he investigates the interrogation of Anglo-Australian prisoners, and the results of shrewd German propaganda techniques; and he explores the circumstances surrounding the “missing” Pheasant Wood graves. This compelling and illuminating history dispels many a myth surrounding one of the bloodiest battlefields of the Great War.

 

About the author

Peter Barton was the Fromelles Project historian and has spent 10 years researching this story. A documentary filmmaker, archaeologist and respected World War I expert, he has also written books on the World War I battles of the Somme, Arras and Passchendaele.


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