"Imperial Forces" web sites
19 online resources. This is page 1 of 2.
- ANZAC 2008 in the Somme
- The Anzac 2008 website, established by the Council of the Department of the Somme in northern France, is intended to provide information about the First World War and assist those wishing to visit the region. It is aimed particularly at visitors from Australia and New Zealand, two of the countries whose troops fought in the battles of the Somme.The site links to the official Battlefields of the Somme website, which hosts a clickable map of the region that brings up information on the battles fought during the Great War. Although the accounts of the battles are often fairly brief, they …
- Anzac Site
- This site was created by the Information Services Branch of the Board of Studies NSW for the Commonwealth Department of Veterans Affairs. It provides access to information about the involvement of Australians in the First World War. This includes extensive coverage of Gallipoli and the warand Anzac military history. Features of the site include a timeline of events, images, photographs and digitised documents relating to the Australian war and home front experience and oral histories. There is also a teacher's section which contains bibliographies of further reading and suggested lesson plans.
- Australian Army war diaries
- This site is maintained by the Australian War Memorial. It provides free access to a database of digitised images of war diaries recording the daily activities of units of the Australian army during the First world War; Second World War;the Korean War and Vietnam war. These were generally prepared by comanding officers and provide insight into the daily routine of the armed forces, some photographs and maps of battles, details of war casualties. Copyright information is displayed on the site.
- Australian bronze commemorative plaques
- This site is part of a project to set up bronze plaques on the First World War's Western Front in France and Belgium in order to commemorate significant Australian military involvement. The editor, and funder, is Ross Bastiaan, who has also written the commemorative texts and cast the plaques himself. Clearly the work of an enthusiast, the site is also a rich archive of information about First World War campaigns in which Austrialians were involved. For example, the story of the Gallipoli campaign is recounted in some detail.The site contains photographs and maps, as well as infor…
- Australian Screen education collection:war clips
- Australian Screen aims to provide information and free access to materials relating to the Australian film and television industry, from its earliest days to the present and Australian audiovisual heritage. Project partners include the Australian Government; Australian Film Commission and national Film and Sound Archive. It includes free access to several hundred online film clips Australian feature films, documentaries, TV programs, shorts, home movies, newsreels, advertisements, other historical footage, and sponsored films produced over the last 100 years, with curators notes and o…
- Australian War Memorial
- The Australian War Memorial is an ongoing project aiming to provide a memorial to wars in which Australians fought. The site includes information on the memorial; Australian military history; research and family history; biographical databases (produced from names and associated information based on records in the Australian War Memorial collections); and collection databases.
- Dawn of the Legend- ANZAC
- This site was created by the Australian War Memorial It provides a history of the involvement of Australians in the First World War. This focuses on the landings at Gallipoli and Anzac military history.
- Despatches From Gallipoli
- This site is maintained by the National Library of Australia. It provides free access to a collection of writings from four Australian journalists during World War 1. These provide insight into Australian experiences during the First World War, accounts of Gallipoli, the work of war time newspaper correspondents and censorship and the development of Australian Anzac identity. Materials include diaries, manuscripts and reports. The site also has a timeline of events.
- Journal of the Australian war memorial
- This is the website of the Journal of the Australian War Memorial - an occasional publication since 1996. The aim of the journal is to commemorate the experiences of Australians in war and to advance research in military history. The journal is peer reviewed and freely available online.The site contains information on conferences, publications, events and exhibitions, databases, and merchandise. However, the scholarly articles published in the journal are the main interest. Recent pieces cover the following subjects: Australian camouflage during WWII; military slang during WWI; volunta…
- NZ history : war and society
- War and Society (formerly entitled 'New Zealanders at War') is part of the NZ History.net website. On it viewers are able to find online exhibitions covering all of the wars New Zealand has played a role in throughout the twentieth century. The conflicts covered are the Boer War, the First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, the Malayan Emergency, the Indonesian Confrontation, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. The exhibitions can be browsed by conflict, or the entire collection can be searched by keyword.
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