Wilkinson, Carole, 1950-

Fromelles : Australia's bloodiest day at war / Carole Wilkinson. - Fitzroy, Vic. : Black dog books, 2011. - [viii] 182 p. ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. - The drum. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Battle of Fromelles lasted less than 24 hours . in which more than 5000 Australian soldiers were killed, wounded or taken prisoner. What was the purpose of this bloody and ultimately pointless loss of life? And why, almost a century later, did the world.s attention shift to the village of Fromelles?


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