Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book corners.
Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, an English journalist, was aboard the battleship London when the ANZAC's stormed Anzac Cove on 25th April 1915. His stirring account of that day electrified the world. Disillusioned by the British military bungle at Gallipoli, Ashmead-Bartlett tried to smuggle a secret letter to the British prime minister. He was caught and thrown off the Gallipoli peninsula but not before taking the only cinema footage of the failed campaign. (back cover)