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Expert rough-riders – Australian Light Horse

By 1914 Australian horsemen had proved ...

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Australia’s submarine at Gallipoli

In the early hours of 25 April 1915, Ro...

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The First Anzac at Gallipoli

Britain’s Royal Navy was in charge of l...

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“What about a drop of water, Digger?”

Water shortages were a constant problem...

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The Anzac convoy departs from Albany

The Main Body of the NZ Expeditionary For...

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Heroes of Gallipoli

Heroes of Gallipoli contains t...

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Swimming with Birdie at Gallipoli

As the weather warmed up on Gallipoli d...

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Treating Gallipoli’s wounded – Dr Agnes Bennett

The Australian-born and New Zealand-bas...

Burying the dead
"War is lunacy": The burial armistice

On 24 May 1915, both sides on Gallipoli agre...

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Washing the horses, Suvla Bay

With the Gallipoli campaign at deadlock...

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At Anzac Cove

This hand-coloured glass slide shows Br...

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Unloading barges, Anzac Cove

This scene of soldiers unloading barges at&n...

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Soldier’s souvenir view of Egypt

This image (B&W glass slide) was probab...

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A.I.F Parade and Departure

In the first months after Australia ent...

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Boys of the Dardanelles

Boys of the Dardanelles
They fa...

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Departure of Reinforcements to the Front

Troops (seen from dock) wave from ship prior...

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“Play the Greater Game”

This 1915 Australian Government recruit...

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The exploits of the Emden

The German battle cruiser Emden ope...

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Sailing into war, 1914

For many Anzac soldiers, their outward voyag...

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Joining the Flotilla, 1914

At the outbreak of war in August 1914, ...

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The landing of the Australian troops in Egypt

This commercial sound recording include...

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A rickshaw ride in Durban

Two Australian soldiers riding in a ric...

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Australian artillery on the Salonika Front

The camera operator is unusually close ...

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Even Major-Generals die in battle

The sombre 1915 funeral procession of M...

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A narrow escape at Lone Pine

This eyewitness account by a Gallipoli ...

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‘Heroes of the Dardanelles’

The Gallipoli campaign inspired a numbe...

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Lieutenant General Birdwood takes a dip

Lieutenant General Sir William Birdwood...

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Soldiers swim at Gallipoli

This hand-coloured glass slide shows me...

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Surgeon-General Charles Ryan, ANZAC Cove, 1915

Surgeon-General Charles S. Ryan is shown in ...

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Australian soldiers in France

Prime minister William (Billy) Hughes, Sir G...

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Billy Hughes visits the AIF’s home away from home

The First World War led to a major influx of...

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Direct to Aussie

This footage shows Australian troops boardin...

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Australian troops at the Pyramids

Australian and New Zealand troops arrived in...

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Australian Light Horse in the Middle East

The Australian Light Horse Regiments are alm...

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The wounded return home to Australia

More than 150 sick and wounded men return to...

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The Empire’s Troops

Nearly three million troops from the colonie...