"Anzac Girls" follows the story of five young nurses from Australia and New Zealand who travelled halfway across the world to serve in The Great War. They enlisted for the same reasons as the men - duty, patriotism, adventure. The first women volunteers for the Army Nursing Service sailed from Australia bound for the Great War. Diverted to Egypt in preparation for the Gallipoli campaign they served in Alexandria, Lemnos and on the Western Front. Through shocking hardship they experienced exceptional friendship, passionate love, success and heartbreak. Using true accounts through their letters, diaries and personal stories this compelling six part series, tells the true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.