Anzac Day April 25 | From the Front line

By Maria Purnell
Updated April 13 2022 - 5:30am, first published March 30 2022 - 4:30am

The Battle of Amiens lasted only three days, but it was a turning point on the Western Front that helped end the First World War. Daniel Aarons, a captain in the 16th Battalion, wrote an account of the battle to his sister. His letters were written in the trenches in France and describe the offensive of August 8, 1918.

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