Black Diggers

Black Diggers


Tom Wright

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A narrow strait in modern-day Turkey, forming the boundary of Europe and Asia, which was a major strategic chokepoint during in World War One. This is where Laurie first arrives during the war.
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Dardanelles Term Timeline in Black Diggers

The timeline below shows where the term Dardanelles appears in Black Diggers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act One
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At the Dardanelles in 1915, on a boat approaching a beach amidst exploding shells, officials cower and prepare... (full context)