Armenia, Australia & the Great War by Peter Stanley,Vicken Babkenian PDF

By Peter Stanley,Vicken Babkenian

Australian civilians labored for many years helping the survivors and orphans of the Armenian Genocide massacres.

24 April 1915 marks the start of 2 nice epics of the 1st international warfare. 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 booklet tells the robust, and earlier overlooked, tale of the way Australian humanitarians helped humans they'd slightly heard of and not met, amid one of many 20th century’s so much bad human calamities. With 50 000 Armenian-Australians sharing direct kinfolk hyperlinks with the Genocide, this has develop into actually an Australian tale.

"Australians' responses to the broader global have a posh historical past however the humanitarian strand is deeply entrenched. Babkenian and Stanley have performed a very good provider in casting gentle in this little-known yet attention-grabbing story." TIM COSTELLO

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