Wednesday 23 March 2011 by Ally Roche. 3 comments.
News, Collection First World War, Western Front, Technology, Frontline troops

The bicycle is a machine that we can all relate to, it’s a common denominator.  Be that early childhood memories of the first ride down that steep hill, the freedom to go distances that would be problematic on foot or that flat tyre at the most inconvenient time.

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Wednesday 23 March 2011 by Carlie Walker. 1 comments.
News

Date: Tuesday 5 April 2011 at 1:00 pm

Location: Animals in War

Sculpture Garden

Australian War Memorial

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Friday 25 February 2011 by Peter Burness. 29 comments.
News

Vignacourt is an old rural village in France, larger than most, 12 kilometres north of the city of Amiens.

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Thursday 24 February 2011 by LEUT Debra Holland. No comments.
News

Monday 14 February 2011 by Nicholas Schmidt. 4 comments.
News, Personal Stories, Collection, Collection Highlights, ANZAC Connections

Recently, I have been working on the papers of Field Marshal the Lord Birdwood, the First World War British General who commanded the Australian Corps for much of the First World War (including at Gallipoli). Amongst the papers, donated by the Birdwood family in the 1960s, I have found a story I think is suitable for a Valentine’s Day blog entry.

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Tuesday 1 February 2011 by Jamie Croker. 3 comments.
News, Collection, Conservation

The aft turret support bulkhead was fitted to the fuselage late last week, and is the first major peice of the turret support structure to be completed and installed.  The installation of this bulkhead will give the structural integrity to allow the removal of damaged and modified floor structure, and the continuing installation of support structure further forward in the fuselage.

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Thursday 20 January 2011 by LEUT Debra Holland. No comments.
News

Monday 17 January 2011 by Craig Berelle. No comments.
News, Collection

Official Records is pleased to announce that arrangement and description of the records of the Royal Australian Corps of Signals are now complete. The records have been assigned the series number AWM277, and are catalogued to the National Archives of Australia database, RecordSearch.

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Thursday 23 December 2010 by Kathryn Hicks. 2 comments.
News, Personal Stories, Collection Christmas, Food, Menu

When we think of Christmas we think of presents, decorations and most importantly Christmas dinner. What was Christmas dinner like for those at war?

Private Charles Bennett (PR04245) writes in his letters home about the Christmas dinner he had in an English camp in 1916. He had: Turkey, Ham, Roast Potato, Peas, Parsnips, Xmas pudding, Café au Lait, apples, orange, bananas, saffron cakes, mince pies

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Friday 29 October 2010 by Justin Powell. 4 comments.
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