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There have been many wars over the course of history but one that stands out was the “Great War”, which began on July 28, 1914 with Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war with Serbia. 710 more words

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Pte Thomas Richard Cripps

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. 846 more words

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Pte David Charles Cripps

Today, 12 September 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the “Rakuyo Maru” on the 12th September 1944.  541 Australian Army Personnel lost their lives when approximately 700 Australian and 600 British POW servicemen were on board, sailing from Singapore to Japan. 1,440 more words

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