In a special 2 part series Channel 7’s Sunday night will tell the true stories of the ten ANZACs who received Australia’s highest military honour.
Ben Roberts-Smith VC, Australia’s own war hero, presents the story of ten ANZAC’s who became heroes among heroes.
Ben Roberts – Smith will follow in the footsteps of these brave men. He will visit the battlegrounds where they fought and uncover the details of their VC actions. To help capture their extraordinary stories Sunday night have recreated their world in precise detail and traced their lives from then to now.
There is the carpenter who single handedly took wounded soldiers out of the firing line, the cricketer who used his skills with the ball to catch live bombs for 50 hours straight and the lovesick young soldier told the only way to get a mothers blessing to marry her daughter was to come back with a VC.
For Ben Roberts-Smith this is a personal mission, having been awarded the Victoria Cross himself in 2011 for his actions during a helicopter assault in Afghanistan in 2010.
The two part series – ‘Sunday night – The Power of Ten’ will air this Sunday night.