Friday 25 May 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 18 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Messines - Mines

Tunnellers – Hill 60

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Monday 21 May 2007 by John Lafferty. 1 comments.
Personal Stories, Battlefield Tours After the trip, Then and Now

I'm now back at work and catching up on the email and tasks. I am also still processing the photos taken on the trip. As I go through the images I am adding notes but also looking for those images that where taken to match those in the collection. Here is the first one. It is a panoramic photo of North Beach. Although these images have been taken at a slightly different angle the details are still clear and the changes to the landscape become obvious.

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Tuesday 15 May 2007 by Shaune Lakin. No comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Photographs & Film, War records

Cirkut panoramas

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Looking towards Suvla April 2007Looking towards Suvla April 2007

Arbutus shrubArbutus shrub

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Friday 4 May 2007 by Robyn Van-Dyk. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse The Arab Revolt, The Light Horse

A force of nearly 5,000 from the Turkish Maan garrison was encountered by elements of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment at Ziza on 29 September 1918. This dramatic painting, Ziza by H.

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Wednesday 2 May 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. No comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Maps & Aerial Photos

These four basic maps are from Bean's Official History (Vol. IV) and are just a quick and handy reference for anyone reading about the four battles featured on this blog.  Soon we hope to also feature some really great-looking original 1917 AIF maps, some of which will appear in the exhibition.

Map: Bapaume to Bullecourt from the Official History Vol IV, p 156

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Monday 30 April 2007 by Simpson Prize. 2 comments.
Battlefield Tours Simpson Prize

The intrepid Simpson Prize group have now returned to Australia after a very successful tour to Turkey. The final days of the trip were spent in Istanbul visiting the Dolmabache Palace, followed by a shopping frenzy in the Spice Market and the Grand Bazaar. Purchases varied from the predictable (Turkish Delight) to the exotic (belly dancing outfit) and many in the group launched into the spirit of haggling with great enthusiasm.

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