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Gallipoli sniper

John C. M. Hamilton

Gallipoli sniper

the life of Billy Sing

by John C. M. Hamilton

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Pan Macmillan Australia in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sing, Billy, -- 1886-1943.,
  • Australia. -- Australian Army -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula.,
  • Sniping (Military science),
  • Snipers -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey) -- History, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-322) and index.

    StatementJohn Hamilton.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD568.3 .H325 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 340 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22571440M
    ISBN 109781405038652
    LC Control Number2008425270

    Billy Sing DCM - The Gallipoli Sniper! Pte Sing was born in Clermont, Qld, in His father was Chinese and his mother was from England. A horse-driver of Proserpine, Qld before enlisting on 26 October , he embarked from Sydney with A Squadron on 20 December Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Gallipoli Sniper by John Hamilton (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!1/5(1).

    The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy. Stan Savige had been on Gallipoli for just two weeks, in the trenches firing at Turks less than 20 metres away. But Sniper’s Ridge was a different proposition. Killing took on another s: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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When, as a member of the Australian Imperial Force 5th Light Horse, he was thrust onto the narrow strip of land held by the Australians on Gallipoli, he witnessed the terrible effects of the Turkish snipers and decided to fight fire with : Pen and Sword.

A good bio of the man Billy Sing, his life and times. It is particularly vivid when describing the conditions for a soldier at Gallipoli, and the ineptitude of command there.

If you want merely a tale of sniping at Gallipoli and not the whole of Billy Sing's life, this is not the book for you (or borrow it and read the central chapters)/5(13). This book is indeed about a man who served as a sniper at Gallipoli, and therefore the title is not wrong, but it wasn’t what I anticipated.

There’s little about the Gallipoli campaign that students of the subject wouldn’t know already, and even less about sniping/5(11). The Anzac battlefield on Gallipoli was made for snipers. Scrub, cliffs, spurs and hills meant that both Anzac and Turkish positions often overlooked one another.

The unwary or unlucky were prey to snipers on both sides, and the sudden crack of a gunshot and instant death were an ever-present menace. The most successful and most feared sniper of the Gallipoli campaign was Billy Sing, a. A powerful and very different account of war and its effect on those who fightThe Anzac battlefield on Gallipoli was made for snipers.

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Following Sing from his recruitment onwards, Hamilton takes us on a journey into the squalor, dust, blood and heroism of Gallipoli, seen from the unique viewpoint of the : Paperback. He became known as the ‘Anzac Angel of Death’ and the ‘Assassin of Gallipoli’ and was considered to be the most successful sniper and most feared man in Gallipoli.

The Turks, aware of his reputation decided to target Sing with their own marksman. In a deadly duel, Sing fired first. The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to WWII General and the founder of Legacy 'Stan Savige had been on Gallipoli for just two weeks, in the trenches firing at Turks less than 20 metres away.

But Sniper's Ridge was a different proposition. Killing took on another dimension. Helberg's thread in the WF section regarding British sniper aces has reminded me of what a serious problem the Turkish snipers were at Gallipoli. Going through some back-numbers of 'The Gallipolian' the other day I came across Col A.C.

Fergusson's account, written inrecording his service at Gallipoli with the 21 (Kohat) Mountain Battery. William Edward "Billy" Sing, DCM (2 March – 19 May ) was an Australian soldier of Chinese and English descent who served in the Australian Imperial Force during World War I, best known as a sniper during the Gallipoli Campaign.

He took at least confirmed kills during that campaign, and may have had over kills in total. However, contemporary evidence puts his tally at close Battles/wars: World War I, Gallipoli Campaign, Western. Buy Gallipoli Sniper by John Hamilton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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