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By Leon Davidson

Winner of the NZ submit kid's publication Awards, non-fiction type and shortlisted for the CBCA kid's publication Awards, 2011.

The First international battle used to be merely intended to final six months. whilst the Australians and New Zealanders arrived on the Western entrance in 1916, the battling 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 used to be no-man's-land, an eerie barren region the place rats lived within the ribs of the lifeless and the wounded cried for aid. past that used to be the German military.

The Anzacs had sailed for France to struggle a battle the entire international was once speaking approximately. Few who got here domestic ever spoke approximately it back.

Zero Hour is the 3rd publication by way of 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 amazing instructing software, Zero Hour blends old review of the Anzacs' position with usual squaddies' reports and perspectives.' Age

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