Ages 6+. A picture book that contains references to the many places the ANZACs fought in, and the various ways in which they kept the peace and supported the civilians in war-torn parts of the world today.
For Ages 4+ A young boy's fascination with eels leads into the gentle exploration of the joys and sorrows of life and death. When the young boy grows up and becomes a soldier, his journey to the Great War on the other side of the world is shadowed by that of the eels, as they make their own amazing journey to their breeding grounds deep in the Pacific Ocean
It is 1915. War is being fought on a horrific scale in the trenches of France, but it might as well be a world away from sixteen–year–old New Zealander Midge Macpherson, at school in England learning to be a young lady. But the war is coming closer: Midge's brothers are in the army, and her twin, Tim, is listed as 'missing' in the devastating defeat of the Anzac forces at Gallipoli ..
The Honest History Book by David Stephens & Alison Broinowski. In Australia’s rush to commemorate all things Anzac, have we lost our ability to look beyond war as the central pillar of Australia’s history and identity? The passionate historians of the Honest History group argue that while war has been important to Australia – mostly for its impact on our citizens and our ideas of nationhood – we must question the stories we tell ourselves about our history. We must separate myth from reality…
Gallipoli: The Frontline Experience by Tolga Ornek (director). For his documentary, Turkish filmmaker Tolga Ornek used letters and diaries of Turkish and British and Anzac soldiers to tell the tale of what happened in 1915 from both sides. The visual dimension comes from archival footage, photos taken at the time, plus modern footage and re-enactments.