By Leon Davidson
Winner of the NZ publish kid's publication Awards, non-fiction class and shortlisted for the CBCA kid's booklet Awards, 2011.
The First global warfare was once purely intended to final six months. whilst the Australians and New Zealanders arrived on the Western entrance in 1916, the scuffling with have been going for a yr 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 was once no-man's-land, an eerie desert the place rats lived within the ribs of the lifeless 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 speaking 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 a great educating instrument, Zero Hour blends historic evaluate of the Anzacs' position with traditional infantrymen' stories and perspectives.' Age