By Leon Davidson
Winner of the NZ put up kid's ebook Awards, non-fiction type and shortlisted for the CBCA kid's publication Awards, 2011.
The First international battle used to be purely intended to final six months. whilst the Australians and New Zealanders arrived on the Western entrance in 1916, the scuffling with have been going for a 12 months and a part and there has been no lead to sight. the lads took their position in a line of trenches that unfold from the North Sea to the Swiss Alps. past the trenches was once no-man's-land, an eerie barren region the place rats lived within the ribs of the useless and the wounded cried for support. past that used to be the German military.
The Anzacs had sailed for France to struggle a conflict the total international used to be conversing approximately. Few who got here domestic ever spoke approximately it back.
Zero Hour is the 3rd ebook via Leon Davidson, writer of the best-selling and multi-award-winning Scarecrow military: the Anzacs at Gallipoli and Red Haze: Australians & New Zealanders in Vietnam.
'Written with a simplicity and directness that make it an excellent instructing device, Zero Hour blends historic assessment of the Anzacs' function with traditional squaddies' reviews and perspectives.' Age