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The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I

Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island, Sinai Peninsula

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,585 / 248 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 4,977
Added to site: 2008.05.06
mnybks.net#: 20769
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: War, History
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period which terminated with the arrival of the 28th Battalion at Marseilles. That first phase of the unit's history was not so unimportant as might be thought. Although the following years were marked by a series of great events, in which the Battalion took a glorious part, yet there was a sameness in the surroundings and a monotony of routine which was conspicuously absent amongst the changing scenes and varied incidents of the earlier months of service. In those beginnings was moulded the high character for which the unit was ever afterwards esteemed. The trial by battle, hardship, and disease had not found its members lacking, and a fine spirit of comradeship had rapidly developed. With a high morale it arrived on the historic battlefields of Europe.

The few opinions offered in the course of the narrative are my own. They have not been formed lightly. Any individual charged with the care and direction of a body of his fellows must, of necessity--if he be worth his salt--study causes and ef

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