100-year Anniversary Of The Great War

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Photo: John Key Facebook

Photo: John Key Facebook

The Loved Ones Left Behind

?Widows of fallen heroes make emotional trip to Anzac Cove to remember the men they lost.

?John Key and Tony Abbott met with Prince Charles and Prince Harry after the dawn service and spent time with Australian World War One widows who even had gifts for the Princes.

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Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

Excerpts from Soldier?s Diaries, Letters and Memoirs

Their Thoughts on Various Topics Reveal Much About What The Anzacs Were Experiencing.

?New Zealand and Australian soldiers above Anzac Cove, 1915.

Albert Facey

?We were scared stiff, ? I know I was ? but keyed up and eager to be on our way. We thought we would tear right through the Turks and keep going to Constantinople. Troops were taken off both sides of the ship onto destroyers. My platoon and other D Company men were on the same destroyers. All went well until we were making the charge into rowing boats.

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Photo: Michael St. Maur Sheil Nearly 70 feet deep, the Lochnagar Crater was formed after an explosive-packed mine was detonated during the Battle of the Somme.

Photo: Michael St. Maur Sheil
Nearly 70 feet deep, the Lochnagar Crater was formed after an explosive-packed mine was detonated during the Battle of the Somme.

Landscape Is Still Scarred by World War I

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Attaching a 100 kg bomb to a German airplane. National Archives/Official German Photograph

Attaching a 100 kg bomb to a German airplane.
National Archives/Official German Photograph

World War I: Aerial Warfare

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Photo: National Archives

Photo: National Archives

100-Year Anniversary Of The Great War

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New Zealand troops and the tank "Jumping Jennie" in a trench at Gommecourt Wood, France, on August 10, 1918. (Henry Armytage Sanders/National Library of New Zealand)

New Zealand troops and the tank “Jumping Jennie” in a trench at Gommecourt Wood, France, on August 10, 1918.
(Henry Armytage Sanders/National Library of New Zealand)

100-year Anniversary Of The Great War

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