By Peter Stanley,Vicken Babkenian
24 April 1915 marks the start of 2 nice epics of the 1st global battle. It was once the day the allied invasion forces set out for Gallipoli; and it marked the start of what grew to become the Genocide of the Ottoman Empire’s Armenians. For the 1st time, this ebook tells the robust, and earlier ignored, tale of ways Australian humanitarians helped humans they'd slightly heard of and not met, amid one of many 20th century’s such a lot bad human calamities. With 50 000 Armenian-Australians sharing direct kin hyperlinks with the Genocide, this has develop into really an Australian tale.
"Australians' responses to the broader global have a fancy historical past however the humanitarian strand is deeply entrenched. Babkenian and Stanley have performed a superb provider in casting gentle in this little-known yet attention-grabbing story." TIM COSTELLO
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