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How the 'Warwick egg incident' of 1917 exemplified an Australian nation divided

Prime Minister Billy Hughes worked hard to quash rebellion over conscription during the first world war.
Australian Prime Ministers

Jeff Kildea, UNSW

In an era of centenaries associated with the first world war, one that might slip under the radar is the Warwick egg incident. 888 more words


18/11/1917 Allenby decides to press on towards Jerusalem #1917Live

After his victory at Gaza Allenby has pushed into Palestine, capturing Ramlah and Lydda and then most recently the vital port of Jaffa. His men have advanced some 80 kilometres and taken around 10,000 prisoners. 184 more words

First World War

20th October 1917 - Massive attacks

It has been four months since the German Air Service adopted the concept of the Jagdgeschwader, a larger formation than the Squadron which could be brought to bear on important sections of the front. 437 more words


November 18 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
Commissions are ready for the Camp Stanley student officers.  Before they are announced, however, the student officers must complete one more week of strenuous training.  95 more words


1951 - Approaching Xenofontos from the south

Walking the coastal path from Panteleimonos to the south the monastery of Xenofontos comes in sight. This is  a photograph by Millet, who made pictures in 1917 when he was on Athos with the French army. 113 more words


18 October 1917 – The cost of intelligence

  • For once the weather on the Western Front was good and 57 Squadron RFC were sent up to take advantage and carry out photographic reconnaissance of the Ypres area accompanied by some SE5a’s from 84 Squadron.

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