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World War One – Weapons of War – Submarines Part 1

Perfect Work,  by John Whiting, from Abbott, Aircraft and Submarines, 1918

At the start of World War One Britain was quick to use her warships to assert her supremacy in the sea. 965 more words

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World War One – HMAS Parramatta and Australia’s First Action Against the Germans

The battle cruiser HMAS Australia coaling in Sydney Harbour, 4 August, 1914, from Official History of Australia in the War 1814-1918,  Vol 12

Towards the end of July, 1914, the Australian Squadron was on its annual winter cruise off the coast of Queensland. 678 more words

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THE BIG RE-SHUFFLE…PART 3

So There it is the re-shuffle part 3.

When this year started I kinda knew where it was going…but..I was wrong ;-) (You all already read about the timing and duration of walking14-18 being thrown into a shambles) 293 more words

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School days in Lindley during World War One

Today I was privileged to listen to a recording from the Kirklees Sound Archive made sometime in the 1980s where a Lindley lady born in 1906 in Wellington Street talks about her memories of growing up in Lindley during the First World War and particularly of the happy times she spent at Oakes School. 199 more words

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What caused the deadlock on the Western Front from the end of 1914 until the spring offensive of 1918?

This study will attempt to answer the question of what forced a prolonged stalemate upon the opposing sides of the Western Front from 1914 until mid 1918, looking at the role played by technology, tactics and command of the battlefield and the degree to which they integrated with one another. 2,426 more words

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