Australian Civilians Worked For Decades Supporting The Survivors And Orphans Of The Armenian Genocide Massacres April Marks The Beginning Of Two Great Epics Of The First World War It Was The Day The Allied Invasion Forces Set Out For Gallipoli And It Marked The Beginning Of What Became The Genocide Of The Ottoman Empire S Armenians For The First Time, This Book Tells The Powerful, And Until Now Neglected, Story Of How Australian Humanitarians Helped People They Had Barely Heard Of And Never Met, Amid One Of The Twentieth Century S Most Terrible Human Calamities With Armenian Australians Sharing Direct Family Links With The Genocide, This Has Become Truly An Australian Story Australians Responses To The Wider World Have A Complex History But The Humanitarian Strand Is Deeply Entrenched Babkenian And Stanley Have Done A Great Service In Casting Light On This Little Known But Fascinating Story TIM COSTELLO
Peter Stanley is a leading military historian and author A Stout Pair of Boots is based on his research on Australia s battlefields in many parts of the world Formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial, he is now Director of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum of Australia.
- Kindle Edition
- 353 pages
- Armenia, Australia & the Great War
- Peter Stanley
- 26 February 2018 Peter Stanley