The Digger: A History

HISTORY CHANNEL – Monday 25 April, 7.30pm

To commemorate Anzac Day 2011 the History Channel explores the idea of the Digger; the legend, the myth and the truth. Through a sequence of pivotal battles we see the emergence of a type of fighting man with an international reputation as non-conformist and unparalleled as a shock troop or as a soldier able to function on his own initiative. Archive, re-enactments, expert commentary on worldwide scenes combined with first hand accounts chart the immergence of the national icon.

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