Equitainment Newsletter - 20 April 2015
20 Apr 2015
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This week we commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. There were so many lives lost during this campaign that we should never allow ourselves to forget the great sacrifice that was made by those men and women.
I have compiled a list of a few of the many titles we have available on the Anzacs and World War One that some may not be aware we stock.
CHARGE OF THE ANZACS
Retrace the journey of the heroes of the Light Horse 95 years on…
Following the Australian Light Horse Association's attempt to reenact the monumental journey, they commemorate the anniversary of the charge of Beersheba and explore the extraordinary lives of many fallen heroes.
The epic television series that took Australia by storm. Our Heritage, Our Story, Our Legend.
Colour of War The ANZACS
For the first time, only original colour footage is used to paint a vividly detailed picture of these closely allied nations, from the build up to World War II to the end of the Vietnam Conflict.
Warrior - The Real War Horse
The true story of a real World War 1 WAR HORSE.
Mel Gibson delivers an electrifying performance in director Peter Weir's ('Master and Commander', 'The Trueman Show') compelling story of friendship and adventures between two Australian soldiers in 1915.
An award-winning, in-depth look at what happened on Australia's most revered place of battle.
An all time Australian classic movie retelling on of the most famous and heroic cavalry charges history has ever known.
Gallipoli - Brothers in Arms
Why are more Australians drawn to the shores of Gallipoli each year? The Dawn Service at Anzac Cove, once a modest gathering of souls, has become an event on a scale that rivals the original invasion.
Gallipoli - Deep Secrets
In what was to become one of the bloodiest and most futile battles of the modern era, Ballard wants to examine how it went so horribly wrong. The answers lie not only on the battlefields but beneath the waves. Ballard reveals the story of Gallipoli as it has never been told before, through its wrecks.
Gallipoli - Frontline Experience
While many films have focused on the strategies employed by the countries involved, this is the first time the campaign has been viewed through the eyes of those soldiers who fought it - from both sides of the conflict.
This classic award-winning seven-part drama originally screened to critical acclaim in 1982. Written by Peter Yeldham, the serial is based on the novel by award-winning writer, Roger McDonald.
These books are a selection of titles from various age groups. We have many more titles available for you to choose from.
Animals in War - Jackie French
Pigeons carrying vital messages to and from the beleaguered city during the Siege of Paris; horses and mules struggling through miles of fetid mud to bring ammunition to the front in the Great War...
Devils on Horses - Terry Kinloch
The unknown story of the ANZAC horsemen in the Middle East.
Bill the Bastard - Roland Perry
An epic yarn based on the true story of a great Australian war horse who rode with bravery and valour at Gallipoli, the desert campaigns of Egypt, and Palestine.
The Horses Didn't Come Home - Pamela Rushby
In an army camp in a Middle Eastern desert, a young Australian soldier named Harry is saddling and grooming his horse, Bunty. She is sturdy and strong, an Australian Waler who belongs to Harry's sister Laura back in Australia.
The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded- Jackie French
The donkey's life was carting rocks and big bags of manure. And then he met the men who would change his world...
Simpson and Duffy - Mary Small
This is the children's version that is sold at the Australian War Memorial and printed by the Anzac day Commemorative Trust so it's a true representation of the story.
The Legend of the Light Horse - Ian Jones
The book tells of the mounted soldiers of Australia, from recruiting the Light Horse, on to the land of Egypt and the ANZAC, why they wore emu feathers in their hats, to Belguim and France and the Charge at Beersheba.
Walers Go To War - Vashti Farrer
Horses are strong, and loyal and more, but none so brave as the horses of war.