Unloading barges, Anzac Cove

Unloading barges at Anzac Cove
Title:
Unloading barges, Anzac Cove
NFSA ID:
1030347
Year:
1915
Category:
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This scene of soldiers unloading barges at what became known as Anzac Cove captures one moment in the landing and subsequent eight-month campaign at Gallipoli. The soldiers’ routine activity does little to indicate the heavy casualties incurred or the physical hardships endured. Turkish gunners had a good fix on Anzac Cove and many men were killed and badly wounded in the beach area or by the water.

Compiler:
Alan Anderson