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By Peter Stanley,Vicken Babkenian

Australian civilians labored for many years aiding the survivors and orphans of the Armenian Genocide massacres.

24 April 1915 marks the start of 2 nice epics of the 1st global warfare. It was once the day the allied invasion forces set out for Gallipoli; and it marked the start of what turned the Genocide of the Ottoman Empire’s Armenians. For the 1st time, this ebook tells the robust, and previously missed, tale of ways Australian humanitarians helped humans they'd slightly heard of and not met, amid one of many 20th century’s such a lot bad human calamities. With 50 000 Armenian-Australians sharing direct kinfolk hyperlinks with the Genocide, this has turn into actually an Australian tale.

"Australians' responses to the broader global have a fancy historical past however the humanitarian strand is deeply entrenched. Babkenian and Stanley have performed an excellent provider in casting gentle in this little-known yet interesting story." TIM COSTELLO

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