Gallipoli learning resources

The shared experiences of Turkey and Australia during World War 1 are documented in numerous books, films, multimedia and websites in Australia and Turkey.

The following resources help students fill some gaps and bring Gallipoli history to life.

Online Resources

ABC – Gallipoli, the first day 3D Documentary Site

World War I – includes classroom activities

Gallipoli and the Anzacs – Australian government site

Department of Veterans Affairs – Education links inc Schools’ Anzac Day Awards

Australian War Memorial – Anzac Day information

Shrine of Remembrance

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Australian War Graves Photographic Archive

Reading

The Anzacs,
Patsy Adam Smith, Penguin, 2011 (first published 1978)

A Turkish View of Gallipoli,
Dr V John Basarin, Dr Kevin Fewster and Hatice Basarin , Melbourne, 1985

Gallipoli: A Battlefield Guide,
Phil Taylor and Pam Cupper, Kangaroo Press, 2000 (first published 1989)

Gallipoli – The Turkish Story
Dr V John Basarin, Dr Kevin Fewster and Hatice Basarin, Sydney, 2003

The Boys Who Came Home – Recollections of Gallipoli,
Harvey Broadbent, ABC Books, 2010 (first published 2000)

Beneath the Dardanelles; The Australian submarine at Gallipoli,
Dr V John Basarin, Dr Kevin Fewster and Hatice Basarin, Sydney, 2008

Film

TV series “Gallipoli”

“Gallipoli” the movie by Peter Weir

Military Movie – “The Odd Angry Shot” gives a perspective on the Military Family