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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
Application number:
Application date:
Status of application:
Licence Expired
Title or short description:
The Attack at Dawn
Full description:
The poem is 16 lines long, and its subject matter is the Gallipoli Campaign in the First World War. It refers to the anticipation of troops waiting for the dawn, which is when they will attack. The poem is included in a compilation 'Songs of a Campaign', published in 1917.
Written works
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Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Adelaide : G. Hassell & Son, 1917 Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1918 No searches have uncovered later editions.


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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Leon Maxwell Gellert

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