In World War II, the Australian Army was the first to defeat the Germans (Tobruk, 1941) and Japanese (Kokoda, 1942) in battle. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

In World War II, the Australian Army was the first to defeat the Germans (Tobruk, 1941) and Japanese (Kokoda, 1942) in battle.

In World War II, the Australian Army was the first to defeat the Germans (Tobruk, 1941) and Japanese (Kokoda, 1942) in battle. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

newly-discovered photos of Australian soldiers during World War I

newly-discovered photos of Australian soldiers during World War I

newly-discovered photos of Australian soldiers during World War I

newly-discovered photos of Australian soldiers during World War I

BATTLE SOMME 1 JULY - 18 NOVEMBER 1916 (E(AUS) 19) Eight ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ) soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches.

BATTLE SOMME 1 JULY - 18 NOVEMBER 1916 (E(AUS) 19) Eight ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ) soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches.

Convict love token, Australia,1792 - "Convicts sentenced to transportation to Australia often gave their loved ones tokens as keepsakes. These are also known as 'leaden hearts'. Typically tokens were made by rubbing a coin and then engraving or stippling pictures and personal messages onto the smooth surface. The tradition of giving love tokens originated with sailors who left tokens for their sweethearts."

Convict love token, Australia,1792 - "Convicts sentenced to transportation to Australia often gave their loved ones tokens as keepsakes. These are also known as 'leaden hearts'. Typically tokens were made by rubbing a coin and then engraving or stippling pictures and personal messages onto the smooth surface. The tradition of giving love tokens originated with sailors who left tokens for their sweethearts."

Convict love token, Australia,1792 - "Convicts sentenced to transportation to Australia often gave their loved ones tokens as keepsakes. These are also known as 'leaden hearts'. Typically tokens were made by rubbing a coin and then engraving or stippling pictures and personal messages onto the smooth surface. The tradition of giving love tokens originated with sailors who left tokens for their sweethearts."

Convict love token, Australia,1792 - "Convicts sentenced to transportation to Australia often gave their loved ones tokens as keepsakes. These are also known as 'leaden hearts'. Typically tokens were made by rubbing a coin and then engraving or stippling pictures and personal messages onto the smooth surface. The tradition of giving love tokens originated with sailors who left tokens for their sweethearts."

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