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Fromelles : Australia's bloodiest day at war / Carole Wilkinson.

By: Wilkinson, Carole, 1950-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The drum. Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. : Black dog books, 2011Description: [viii] 182 p. ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781742031767.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France -- Juvenile literature | Fromelles, Battle of, Fromelles, France, 1916 -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Australian -- Juvenile literature | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10 | Australia -- History, Military -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 940.4272 Summary: 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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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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