Military history of Australia during World War I

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  • Ww1 Lab Report

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    Early October 1917: The returning Canadians who fought at Ypres in 1915 and 1916 are shocked at the scenes in the salient. Everything is destroyed, nothing green remains. The dead of the earlier battles are everywhere and the ground is a maze of interconnected, water-filled shell holes. Canadian soldiers have heard rumours about the upcoming battle and are unnerved. October 17, 1917: Canadian engineers and pioneers begin to extend the transport system, construct artillery positions and move ammunition

  • The Importance Of The ANZAC Legend

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    World War One is regarded as a major turning point in history and modern warfare which has impacted Australia monumentally, scarring the nation’s history. Australia played a significant role in World War One and the Gallipoli campaign, which is considered the birthplace of the ANZAC legend. These events have immensely shaped Australia as the nation we know of today. World War One began in 1914 from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ended in 1918 on November the 11th which is now recognised

  • To What Extent Was The Australian Nation Was Changed By Its Involvement During Wwi?

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    involvement in WWII Australia saw many changes during the course of the Second World War. WWII begun on September 3 1939 when Britain declared war on Germany due to the German invasion of Poland 2 days prior. (www.anzacday.org.au/history/ww2/overview/ww2-01.html) Because Australia was allies with Great Britain, Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, declared war on Germany stating “that in consequence of a persistence by Germany in her invasion of Poland, Great Britain has declared war upon her and that,

  • Assignment On Gallipoli

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    Gallipoli Assignment. World War one, or ‘The Great war’ first started in late June 1914, when Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated causing threats to start the war by mid August. This was a chance to introduce the world to modernised weaponry such as gas bombs, machine guns and tanks. Australia has always been known as the country where anything goes. Where we enjoy gathering together to enjoy all of Australia’s achievements. That was no different in 1914. Australia was thrilled with

  • World War Two Was The Largest Ever Global Military Conflict

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    World War Two was the largest ever global military conflict and lasted from 1939 to 1945. The war was fought mostly between the Allies who mainly consisted of the United Kingdom, United States of America and the Soviet Union and the Axis, mainly Nazi Germany, Italy and Japan. The Axis were formed out of mutual goals and to secure each of their own expansionist interests while the Allies were created in retaliation to stop their aggression throughout Europe and Asia. There were many theatres of war

  • World War I ( Wwi )

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    World War I (WWI) brought unprecedented change to the world. Never before had the entire world engaged in such brutal conflict. World War I brought about great pain and sorrow for the whole world. Even countries who were not directly involved in front line combat bore the suffering of financial and social limitations that affected the entire world during this time. The young and still forming country, Australia, was also deeply impacted and permanently changed by WWI. Australia’s close connection

  • Australia 's Involvement During The War

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    INTRODUCTION World War 1, or the “Great War” as many referred to it, is considered to be one of the worst and deadliest conflicts in history of earth. During a stretch of four long years, more than 9 million soldiers and 7 million civilians were killed, as well as resulting in crippling war debts that reached 6.6 billion. France, Germany, Britain and Italy were considered the Central Powers of the war, despite multiple other countries participating. This report will cover the main aspects of Australia’s

  • South Korean War Analysis

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    South Korea in what would be Australia’s major contribution in the war effort against invading forces from the north of the Korean peninsula, to the Korean People’s Army (KPA). “Following Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies’ endorsement of UNSC Resolution 82, this would see the beginning of a three year conflict in which Australia would commit 17,000 troops and suffer over 300 fatalities, only five years after the end of the Second World War, (AWM, 2016)”. In what was predicated as Australia’s commitment

  • The Fall Of Singapore And The Malaya Campaign

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    The events of World War Two such as the failed Malaya campaign, the fall of Singapore, the bombing of Pearl Harbour and the stretched resources of Britain, led to Australia developing a more independent foreign policy however, independent of Britain. The changing of alliance between Britain, Australia and the United States of America has led to a substantial impact on shaping Australian society and where Australia are today. The fall of Singapore and the Malaya campaign brought the war extremely close

  • The Contributions Of Artists During The World War One War

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    Canada was a part of World War One between the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance. The First World War brought changes to every aspect of the world from society to medicine to the arts. This investigation aims to evaluate the contributions of artists in the World War One war effort. To determine the extent of the artists’ contributions, the investigation will focus on art created during this time for the war effort such as propaganda posters, dazzle camouflage and military camouflage. To analyze

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