Gallipoli: in their words

Excursion Summary

Stage 5
45 minutes


In this interactive virtual excursion, students will explore diaries written by soldiers at Gallipoli to gain an understanding of the nature of warfare and everyday life on the peninsula. These first hand accounts will be brought to life by accompanying sources, from the State Library’s vast WWI collection. Students will also explore the usefulness of war diaries as sources when conducting an historical investigation into the nature of warfare at Gallipoli.   

Curriculum outcomes

  • HT5-5 identifies and evaluates the usefulness of sources in the historical inquiry process 
  • HT5-7 explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia 

Please note

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

Booking Details

Cost: Free

Duration: 1 hour 

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