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    AIF Deserter wins VC at Le Verguier

    Among the distinguished recipients of the Victoria Cross, Maurice Buckley’s award could be described as somewhat...

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    Centenary of the Battle of Hamel

    Le Hamel sketch by Drew Harrison for the Great War Diary 1919

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    AIF takes Mont Saint Quentin

    As German forces withdrew to the Hindenburg line, the Allies encountered numerous well prepared and important defensive...

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    100 Years Since the Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

    Today marks a century since the Treaty of Versailles was signed which formally ended hostilities during the First World...

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    The tide of war turns at Amiens

    On 8 August 1918, the trench-bound stalemate of the Western Front was finally broken. During the pivotal Battle of...

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    103 Years Ago at Lone Pine

    Since the initial landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on 25 April 1915, a stalemate had...

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    65th Anniversary of an uneasy truce on the Korean peninsula

    The Korean conflict of 1950-1953 was a bloody theatre of the Cold War that claimed the lives of a staggering 1.2...

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    Australia's would-be, three-VC digger

    The Victoria Cross was instituted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria in 1856 to recognise "most conspicuous bravery, or some...

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    Anzac Day not just for the boys

    May 1915. Matron Margaret Grace Wilson does the rounds at a military hospital on the Greek island of Lemnos, a key...

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