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Anzac Girls
In the brutality of war, they rose to meet the challenge. Anzac Girls is a moving new six-part miniseries inspired by the real-life experiences of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving near the battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western Front. Amidst bombing raids, poison gas attacks, and terrible suffering, they saved lives and uplifted the spirits of suffering soldiers. Courageous, compassionate and full of life, they experience not only shocking hardship, but friendship, love, success and heartbreak.
Episodes
Ep 1
Adventure
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Ep 2
Duty
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Ep 3
Endurance
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Ep 4
Love
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Ep 5
Mateship
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Ep 6
Courage
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Adventure
Young nurses arrive in Egypt just after the outbreak of World War One and soon realize that war is not quite the 'splendid adventure' they thought it would be. (1 of 6)
Duty
Overcoming intense hardship on the Greek island of Lemnos, Olive and Grace do their best to care for injured troops from the August offensive. In Egypt, Elsie fights to nurse her wounded husband Syd. (2 of 6)
Endurance
In Egypt, Alice and Elsie are confronted by the harsh reality of love during wartime. Enduring horrific conditions on Lemnos, Olive faces her greatest test of faith and resolve. (3 of 6)
Love
After they are seconded to a British hospital near the Western Front in France, the girls come face-to-face with snobbery among the British nursing staff. Alice hears some shocking news about Harry. (4 of 6)
Mateship
Alice struggles to accept that Harry may have been killed, and Hilda discovers an aptitude for anaesthetics. Meanwhile, Elsie returns to the war as part of the Croix Rouge. (5 of 6)
Courage
Alice, Hilda and Elsie are stationed only kilometres from the front line in France and, with the possibility of death edging ever closer, it seems as though the war will never come to an end. (6 of 6)