To Beersheba 1917 with the Australian Light Horse
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Author: Tom Thompson
Publisher: Woodslane Pty Ltd
Product Id: 6236
First published to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Charge of the Light Horse at Beersheba on October 31 1917, this book, now colourised, offers nearly 100 photographs taken in the field by brothers Gary and Barney Haydon, of the 12th Light Horse.
The Haydon's were at the forefront of the skirmish and the attack itself. To the Haydon Family archive is added Guy Haydon's testimony and Trooper Ion Idriess's diary note of the great day's events. This book is a celebration of our Light Horse - and the world's final great Charge in WWI.