The Nek - A Gallipoli Tragedy, Peter Burness.
Looks at one of the most costly disasters of the Gallipoli campaign in
which four waves of dismounted light Australian cavalrymen charged
towards Turkish machine guns on a narrow front and suffered appalling
casualties. This study looks at the attack itself, the background to
the units and their commanders, with a focus on why the later waves of
attackers were allowed to make futile and costly assaults.
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