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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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This month’s sound reel depicts Lawrence of Arabia in a light not usually seen.  It contains the sometimes frank opinions of four Australian contemporaries of Lieutenant Colonel T E Lawrence CB DSO.

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In this WW1 themed sound reel four Australian men voice their experiences of the Imperial Camel Corps.

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Thursday 8 May 2014 by Gabrielle Considine. No comments.
Collection, Personal Stories oral history, partners

The Sound Collection at the Australian War Memorial consists of over 9,000 oral history interviews with individuals who served during war and peacekeeping efforts. To showcase highlights from this collection the Australian War Memorial will create Sound show reels.

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Monday 23 April 2012 by Stephanie Boyle. 1 comments.
News, Personal Stories, Collection Highlights First World War, Western Front, Anzac, Film, oral history

This presentation of WW1 film, together with voices of WW1 veterans, was produced by the Australian War Memorial's film and sound curators. The footage and original oral history recordings are part of the rich film and sound collections of the Australian War Memorial.

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