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WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: Gallipoli: The Untold Stories (WWI Documentary)

WHO-Tube: Gallipoli: The Untold Stories (WWI Documentary)

This is a must have for all those interested in Australians at war and how the Anzac legend was forged, and reflects on the impact Gallipoli had on everyday Australians then and now. It includes never-before seen interviews with the last ten Gallipoli Anzacs, includes rare black and white film […]

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  As in Sam Peckinpah’s Cross of Iron (1977) and Samuel Fuller’s The Big Red One (1980), any Hollywood gloss has been scoured away: the plot is raw, episodic and wholly unsentimental; a gruelling onward rumble from one brush with death to the next. “We don’t murder, we kill,” says […]

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AGINCOURT – Review by Squire Philip de Hodges

Military DVDs: Did I want to review some? Well not really, no. I’d experienced some before and to be blunt they were awful! I’ve never quite worked out WHY they were so bad, they just were! But, I had a job to do and you have to take the rough […]

WORLDWIDE WHO-Tube: The battle of El Alamein

WHO-Tube: The battle of El Alamein

In 1942 things were not going well for the British and Commonwealth forces in north Africa. In early August Winston Churchill replaced General Auchinleck as C-in-C Middle East with General Sir Harold Alexander. Lieutenant-General Gott was to take command of Eighth Army but was killed soon after being chosen, when […]

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WHO-Tube: The battle of El Alamein
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In 1942 things were not going well for the British and Commonwealth forces in north Africa. In early August Winston Churchill replaced General Auchinleck as C-in-C Middle East with General Sir Harold Alexander. Lieutenant-General Gott was to take command of Eighth Army but was killed soon after being chosen, when […]

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WHO-Tube: Gallipoli: The Untold Stories (WWI Documentary)
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