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Role Of Australian Involvement In Ww1

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Australia's involvement in WW1 began with when the British and German went to war on 4 August 1914, both the prime minister's Joseph Cook and opposition leader Andrew Fisher, who were in the middle of an election campaign, promised full support of Britain. The outbreak war greeted in Australia, as many other places, with great enthusiasm. The first great start of Australian action of the war was the Australian naval and military expeditionary force. (ANMEF) landing on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. The ANMEF took possession of Germany and New Guinea at Toma on 17 September 1914 and close island of Bismarck archipelago in October 1914. On November the 9th 1914 the royal Australian navy made a major contribution when HMAS Sydney destroyed the
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