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Australian War Memorial

Here is their spirit, in the heart of the land they loved; and here we guard the record which they themselves made.

Charles Bean, 1948…

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Spirit of ANZAC Centenary Experience

A couple of weeks ago, I went to an exhibition at the Convention Center in Melbourne, Australia. This exhibition was a very interactive space where you walked through areas that were about different aspects of World War 1. 135 more words

New Year, New home, New research, old friends!

My apologies to all my U3A  friends in Portsmouth and other followers online but at long last I’m back again after two months of settling into our new home….we still don’t have a broadband service (A long story !…so much so that i complained to the CEOs Office and they now have my case in hand, but i’ve also contacted my MP!! 1,046 more words

Eye Witness account on Edith Cavell

Here is part of an article that I found on a fellow bloggers website:

Then I said “Good-by,” and she smiled and said, “We shall meet again.”   The German military chaplain was with her at the end and afterwards gave her Christian burial.

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