Tuesday 17 April 2007 by gajraw. 1 comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Exhibition, Conservation

Before the invention of the photocopier, people had to rely on all sorts of different techniques to make copies of correspondence and text. In the 1780s there was letterpress copying where a dampened sheet of thin tissue paper was laid against the inked side of an original document and then put in a press. The two sheets were pressed together producing a mirror image of the original text on the tissue. Due to the tissue’s semi-transparency, when it was held up to light the mirror image text could easily be read through from its back.

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Sunday 15 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Istanbul, Week 1

Sunday 15 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Istanbul, Week 1

Saturday 14 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Week 1

Thursday 12 April 2007 by John Lafferty. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Before the trip

Thursday 12 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. No comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Literature, Research material, War records

The following is not intended to provide an exhaustive bibliography of resources on the AIF campaigns in France and Flanders during 1917. Rather, it identifies some of the more useful and readily available sources for anyone wishing to explore the topic further.

Primary source records

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Thursday 12 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. No comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Roll of Honour, Cemeteries, Commemoration, Memorials

Wednesday 11 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 24 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Passchendaele (Ypres)

Overview

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Wednesday 11 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 5 comments.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles, Messines

The battle of Messines fought on 7 June 1917 was the first large-scale action involving Australian troops in Belgium and it also marked the entry of the 3rd Division into a major battle. Messines was an important success for the British Army leading up to the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres several weeks later.

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