• Relief maps of the Western Front

    Friday 13 July 2007 by Dianne Rutherford. 2 comments

    The Memorial holds some very interesting three-dimensional relief maps made in 1919 by the Australian War Records Section (the parent organisation of the Australian War Memorial). They were made in London by men who were still in England, waiting to be repatriated home. Relief map of Zonnebeke area, Belgium Section 5AW, who created the maps was established sometime around December 1918 and was managed by Lieutenant Cyril …

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  • Maps of the battles

    Wednesday 2 May 2007 by Craig Tibbitts.

    These four basic maps are from Bean's Official History (Vol. IV) and are just a quick and handy reference for anyone reading about the four battles featured on this blog.  Soon we hope to also feature some really great-looking original 1917 AIF maps, some of which will appear in the exhibition. Map: Bapaume to Bullecourt from the Official History Vol IV, p 156 Map: Bullecourt from the Official History Vol IV, p 310 Map: Messines from …

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