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Children of Gallipoli

Television (Full Length) – 2001

Ross Simpson
Ross Simpson
31 Jul 2013 - 07.41am
Quite a brilliant documentary, well-directed, thoughtful, and with sympathetic people on screen. Perhaps more could have been made about Churchill's absurd decision for the invasion - he was in disfavour in British politics many years after - and the courage of the young Bernard Freyberg in keeping fires lit on the beach while the allies withdrew by sea (Freyberg then swam a mile or so out to a waiting vessel).
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