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It is always interesting to look at photographs from WW1 beside images from Afghanistan, but this case suggests the truth of the old saying, "some things never change". 

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Tuesday 27 January 2015 by Kathleen Cusack. No comments.
Education at the Memorial, Memorial box banter, News

On the day that the Armistice was signed, whilst shouts of rejoicing could be heard in every direction, I stood alone with a lump in my throat, feeling in no mood to wave flags, though deeply grateful that hostilities had ceased and that no more precious human lives would have to be sacrificed.*

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Thursday 11 December 2014 by John Holloway. No comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Thank you to everyone who submitted their guess for last week's Collection Detection. As promised, here is the answer:

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Wednesday 3 December 2014 by John Holloway. 2 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

What is it?


Examine this object and tell us what you think it is in the comments section below.

We will post the answer and the full story next week!

This is #15 in the Education team's Collection Detection series, where we look at an unusual collection item and the story behind it.


 

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Wednesday 19 November 2014 by John Holloway. 1 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Thank you to everyone who submitted their guess for last week's Collection Detection. As promised, here is the answer:

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Friday 14 November 2014 by John Holloway. 3 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

What is it?

Examine this object and tell us what you think it is in the comments section below.

We will post the answer and the full story next week!

This is #14 in the Education team's Collection Detection series, where we look at an unusual collection item and the story behind it.


 

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Friday 31 October 2014 by John Holloway. 2 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News ACDSEH095, ACDSEH097

Charles Bryant, First convoy at sea, 1920, oil on canvas, 122.5 cm x 275.3 cm, AWM ART00190

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Wednesday 22 October 2014 by Stuart Baines. 2 comments.
Education at the Memorial, Opinion, views and commentary

Military history plays an important part in defining chapters in the history of individual nations. Its impacts reach into most aspects of life and experience not only during the time of conflict but also before and after the event. Isolating the period of conflict from the social or political history has the potential to become an orchard in which the fruit of myth grows ripe.

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Friday 17 October 2014 by John Holloway. 1 comments.
Education at the Memorial, Memorial box banter

Concerned about the new curriculum? We can help!

Exploring primary and secondary sources in the classroom can seem like a daunting prospect but the new Australian curriculum provides an exciting opportunity for students to put their hands on history. 

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Tuesday 14 October 2014 by John Holloway. 1 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Thank you to everyone who submitted their guess for last week's Collection Detection. As promised, here is the answer:

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