Wednesday 26 November 2014 by Lenore Heath. 8 comments.
Collection, Wartime Animals in war

This year an excellent set of 12 photographs of Xena, an Explosive Detection Dog (EDD), was donated to the Memorial. Following an inauspicious start to life in the military, Xena proved her true worth serving in Afghanistan. A Malinois (Belgian Shepherd), Xena was the runt of the litter in an RAAF breeding program. Deemed too timid to have a future as an attack dog, her future was uncertain. She was allocated to a trainer, however her high energy levels created havoc and her next transfer was to the pound.

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Wednesday 10 September 2014 by Michael Kelly. 1 comments.
First World War Centenary, Opinion, views and commentary, Personal Stories, Wartime ANMEF

At the battle of Bitapaka, the ANMEF were the first Australians in combat.

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Wednesday 27 August 2014 by Aaron Pegram. 5 comments.
First World War Centenary, Opinion, views and commentary, Wartime

Among the first casulties of the First World War were Australians fighting in the British Army.

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Tuesday 8 April 2014 by Emma Campbell. 2 comments.
News, Wartime

Thursday 30 September 2010 by Nicholas Schmidt. 1 comments.
Anzac Connections, Collection Highlights, News, Wartime

This afternoon I will be talking about an interesting collection, held in the Memorial's Research Centre, on Canberra's 666 ABC Drive program. (Update: listen to it here)

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Friday 19 March 2010 by Aaron Pegram. 6 comments.
News, Wartime