Friday 19 November 2010 by Dianne Rutherford. 1 comments.
Personal Stories, Collection First World War, Roll of Honour, Gallipoli, Battles

Mess tin found at Lone Pine, Gallipoli in 1919Mess tin found at Lone Pine, Gallipoli in 1919 RELAWM07799.004

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Friday 15 October 2010 by Dianne Rutherford. No comments.
Collection First World War, Technology, Gallipoli

When the Gallipoli campaign quickly bogged down into trench warfare, there were not enough periscopes available to allow Australian and New Zealand soldiers to look over the parapets at ANZAC without being shot.

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This ANZAC Day marks the 95th anniversary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign, when tens of thousands of British, French and Dominion troops landed on the Turkish coast.

To acknowledge this anniversary, the Australian War Memorial’s Research Centre is displaying previously unseen original letters and diaries relating to the campaign. The Research Centre’s collection is a rich source of records that tells the story of Gallipoli in the words of those who experience it.

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Sunday 26 April 2009 by Andrew Gray. 11 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize

View of Dawn Service from our seatsView of Dawn Service from our seats

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Saturday 25 April 2009 by Andrew Gray. 7 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize

Simpson Prize group rugged up during the trip up the Anzac coastlineSimpson Prize group rugged up during the trip up the Anzac coastline

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Friday 24 April 2009 by Andrew Gray. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize

On the way down Rhododendron RidgeOn the way down Rhododendron Ridge

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Friday 24 April 2009 by Andrew Gray. 12 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize

Simpson Prize students on the Cannakale FerrySimpson Prize students on the Cannakale Ferry

By Eleanor Lourey (Simpson Prize winner):

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http://cas.awm.gov.au/art/ART02873Anzac, the landing 1915 by George Lambert ART02873

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Thursday 23 April 2009 by Annette Gaykema. 5 comments.
News, Personal Stories Gallipoli, Commemoration, ANZAC Day, ANZAC Cove

As we ready ourselves to commemorate ANZAC Day at the Australian War Memorial, we can gain a small insight what it was like at the Gallipoli landing. Personal diaries held by the Memorial describe what it was like landing at Gallipoli on Sunday, 25 April 1915 under the heavy fire of Turkish machine guns. Although the photos accompanying this blog post do not relate directly to the diary entries, they are able to illustrate the stories in a different way.

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Thursday 23 April 2009 by Andrew Gray. 1 comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize

Grave of Major EC OldhamGrave of Major EC Oldham

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