ANZAC day has just been, Remembrance Day is only a few months away and with the 100 year anniversary of the start of the First World War looming, Digital Editions takes a look at how WWI changed not only politics but how it led to the emergence of the modern world. The Emergence of a Modern World: Political Impacts
Australian troops going into action across Plugge's Plateau after the landing on 25 April at about midday. Men in front may be seen kneeling in the scrub. The troops were under fire from the other side of Shrapnel Valley. This scene is from a captured Turkish trench overlooking the Anzac Cove beach. Australian War Memorial, G00907.
The 100 year anniversary of the Gallipoli landing is coming up in just one month. How will you be commemorating Anzac day? Visit www.australianwarstories.com.au to find out how we can help you discover and preserve the unique experience of your relative's time in war, told in a beautiful custom-made book. The illustration below of the landing was published in Melbourne's The Age on April 25, 1917.
One hundred years ago on Saturday, November 1, 30,000 Australians left Albany headed for the First World War and the shores of Gallipoli. On April 25, 2015 it will be the 100th anniversary of the first major military action undertaken by Australian and New Zealand in World War I. ANZAC Day is always special to us at the library, to the Cockburn community, and to Australia and New Zealand as nations. To commemorate and remember the events that happened on the beaches of Gallipoli and all of…