In Black and White

In Black and White

Herald Sun

From alleyway gangsters to cold war spies to eccentric entrepreneurs, Australian history is full of colourful but forgotten characters. Host Jen Kelly talks with experts, historians and yarn spinners to uncover the untold stories of some of our most interesting and offbeat ancestors. Produced by Jonty Burton and Andrea Thiis-Evensen.

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Allied commanders were prepared to lose up to 50% of their soldiers during the evacuation after the disastrous Gallipoli campaign in WWI. Instead, not a single life was lost, thanks to the “silent stunts” masterminded by Lieutenant Colonel Cyril Brudenell White.

Battlefield historian Mat McLachlan shares the story from a new book called The Gallipoli Evacuation, by Peter Hart.

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