Winner of the NZ publish kid's booklet Awards, non-fiction type and shortlisted for the CBCA kid's e-book Awards, 2011.
The First international warfare used to be in basic terms intended to final six months. whilst the Australians and New Zealanders arrived on the Western entrance in 1916, the battling were going for a 12 months and a part and there has been no result in sight. the lads took their position in a line of trenches that unfold from the North Sea to the Swiss Alps. past the trenches was once no-man's-land, an eerie desolate tract the place rats lived within the ribs of the useless and the wounded cried for support. past that was once the German military.
The Anzacs had sailed for France to struggle a battle the entire global used to be conversing approximately. Few who got here domestic ever spoke approximately it back.
Zero Hour is the 3rd e-book by means 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 educating instrument, Zero Hour blends old evaluation of the Anzacs' position with usual squaddies' reviews and perspectives.' Age