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By Bruce Scates

Australians were making pilgrimages to the battlefields and cemeteries of worldwide struggle because the Nineteen Forties, from the jungles of recent Guinea and South-East Asia to the mountains of Greece and the deserts of North Africa. They trip looking for the tales of misplaced household, to mourn the useless and to come back to grips with the previous. With attribute empathy, Bruce Scates charts the heritage of pilgrimages to Crete, Kokoda, Sandakan and Hellfire move. He explores the emotional resonance that those websites have if you served and people who take note. in keeping with surveys, interviews, large fieldwork and archival examine, Anzac trips deals insights into the tradition of loss and commemoration and the starvation for which means so pivotal to the event of pilgrimage. Richly illustrated with full-colour maps and pictures from the Nineteen Forties to this present day, Anzac trips makes an immense and relocating contribution to Australian army history.

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