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The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps experienced a baptism of fire when they came to shore from their ships in the Dardanelles on 25th April, 1915. Australia had only been an independent nation for a little over 14 years and the soldiers were often young men who'd lied about their age in order to join their older brothers, friends and schoolmates. Their bravery under fire earned the respect of their enemy, and they will never be forgotten.

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Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection. He has piercing eyes; very handsome. Love this portrait World War One, First World, Military History, Vintage Photographs, Historical Photos, Belle Photo, Alter, Vintage Men, Vintage Gentleman

Unidentified soldier of the First AIF

ID Number: P06003.001 Place made: Unknown The photograph was probably taken in Australia, pre-embarkation, sometime between 1915 and 1918. Featured in the Memorial's 2008 exhibition Icon and Archive, the identity of this striking-looking man is not known and the Memorial had a lot of responses from people with possible identifications, none of which have been him. Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions. This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection…

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Charlie Haughey was 24 when he was drafted into the U.S. army in 1967. The Michigan native had been in college but ran out of money and was working in a ...

“ World War I Recruitment Poster ” This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more than million service personnel to the. World War One, First World, Historia Universal, Posters Vintage, Canadian History, British Army, British Soldier, World History, Military History

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World War I Recruitment Poster This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more...

In the after the Battle of Gallipoli, President Ataturk received a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons. In response he sat down and wrote this poignant letter to the women. World War One, First World, Anzac Soldiers, Anzac Day, Lest We Forget, Great Leaders, World History, Military History, Wwi

In the 1930s, after the Battle of Gallipoli, President Ataturk received a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons. In response he sat down and wrote this poignant letter to the women. Ataturk later used these same words in a speech to the first Australians, New Zealanders and British to visit the Gallipoli battlefields.

Australian soldier leaving for the Vietnam War. Photo from the National Archives of Australia Vietnam War Photos, History Magazine, Anzac Day, South Vietnam, National Archives, Vietnam Veterans, Cold War, Military History, Usmc

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A farewell kiss for a soldier embarking for duty in Vietnam, Sydney, 1968. NAA: A1200, L69310 photos.naa.gov.au/photo/Default.aspx?id=11445771

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The call of the Empire, the call of the war

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2 Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent of Henley Beach South Australia. A clerk prior to enlisting in Feb Olifent embarked from Adelaide with the Reinforcements on board HMAT Geelong on 31 May World War One, First World, Schlacht An Der Somme, Commonwealth, Battle Of The Somme, Killed In Action, Anzac Day, Remembrance Day, Troops

2 Lieutenant Elwin Bruce Olifent

27 Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Lt Olifent of Henley Beach, Australia, enlisted on 25 February 1915 and sailed for the Middle East on 31 May. After a period in Egypt in July -August 1915, he was posted to the Western Front. Lt Olifent was commissioned in the field during the Battle of the Somme on 10 August 1916, but was killed in action, aged 29 at Flers on 5 November 1916. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretoneux Memorial. Faces of the First World War…

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Gallipoli veteran (light armoured brigade) moves on

The last survivor of the Gallipoli campaign is looking for a new home 96 years after he was smuggled back to Britain in a soldier’s knapsack. Blake, a spur-thighed tortoise, was plucked from the

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#‎ANZACDAY‬ - National day of remembrance and first landing of the Anzacs at Gallipoli 100 years ago. Casualty figures for the campaign vary between sources, but it believed the British had contributed 468,000 in the battle for Gallipoli with 33,512 killed. 7,636 missing and 78,000 wounded. The French were next most numerous in total numbers and in casualties. The Anzacs lost 8,000 men in Gallipoli and a further 18,000 were wounded. ‪#‎AnzacABC‬ ‪#‎Gallipoli100‬