About this title


Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to the brutal trenches of France during the 1916 Somme battles, the 1917 Arias and Vimy Ridge battles to the final 1918 German offensives and the final victory drive as well as the hardships, mid-adventures and the casualties of friends encounted at each one.

Country: Australia

Type: miniseries

Status: Ended

Language: English

Release Date: October 27, 1985

Also Known As: Anzacs - The War Down Under Deel A, Anzacs, senderos de fuegoAnzacs - The War Down Under Deel B, Армейский корпус, Anzacs, Anzacs - Heróis da Guerra, Anzacs: The War Down Under, Anzacs, la guerra de las antípodas, Maailmansodan sankarit |  See more »


Company Credits

Production Co: Burrowes-Dixon Company, Nine Network Australia

CastSee full cast »

Chris Gaffney
as Whisky Raid Officer
Conrad Rothman
as Self
Bruce Kerr
as Lancashire Colonel
Darran Scott
as Soldier
Peter Finlay
as Cpl. 'Bluey'
Tracey Callander
as Imogen Mai
Ilona Rodgers
as Lady Thea Barrington
Jim Shore
as British Sgt. (Engineers)
Nigel Bradshaw
as Lt. Arbuckle
Broderick Smith
as The Whizz Bangs
Christopher Stevenson
as Murray
Wayne Jarratt
as Pte. Charlie Upton
Peter Roberts
as The Whizz Bangs
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell
as Self - Narrator
Paul Hogan
as Cpl. Pat Cleary

Seasons & Episodes

Season 1

1985 | 5 Episodes


Awards & Nominations

Logie 1986




Most Popular Australian Miniseries/Telemovie




Most Popular Australian Actress in a Single Drama or Mini Series

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