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ActiveHistory. Oxford Assess. The Industrial Revolution Explained (World History Review) BBC Two - I Was There: The Great War Interviews. Social Classes and Industrial revolution. 1814 social classes. Dickens's Characters. Victorian Britain. Video - What the Victorian did for Us. Department of History - Napoleonic Wars. 9 HISTORY. 9 HISTORY. World History - The Industrial Revolution -  Lesson Plans, Games, Activities. Factory Conditions - Industrial Revolution. One Hundred Stories | Faculty of Arts, Monash University. iWonder - 37 Days: Countdown to World War One. All Quiet on The Western Front - Paul's Speech to His Old Class. All Quiet on the Western Front (6/10) Movie CLIP - Forgive Me, Comrade (1930) HD. Filthy Cities. Dan Snow gets down and dirty in the murky histories of London, Paris and New York, exploring their filthy histories from the bottom up.

Medieval London. State of the art CGI reveals London's streets as they were 700 years ago and Dan steps into the shoes of a medieval Londoner - wooden platforms designed to help him rise above the disgusting mess underfoot. He spends the night as a medieval muck-raker shifting a staggering six tonnes of excrement, and has a go at medieval butchery to find out what the authorities were up against. Revolutionary Paris. Stinking streets where ordinary people slaved in toxic industries and suffered grotesque poverty and disease. Dan immerses himself in their world, visiting a perfumer to recreate the stench of the 18th century city - Pong de Paris. He has a go at one of the worst jobs in history - tanning leather by 18th century methods using dog excrement and urine - to make exquisite luxury goods that only the filthy rich could afford. Industrial New York. Search the collection.

Changes to viewing our records The Archives has changed how we display digitised records. View the records as single or multiple pages; enlarge more easily; and share with your social networks. If experiencing issues please press 'CTRL+F5' on your keyboard to refresh the page. If it persists please contact us. Boer War and WWI Records Discovering Anzacs – The National Archives of Australia and Archives New Zealand commemorate the Centenary of Anzac. Use RecordSearch to conduct a: Basic searchAdvanced searchNameSearchPhotoSearch orPassenger arrivals index search Note: RecordSearch contains names and images of Indigenous Australians now deceased. New PhotoSearch Try our new PhotoSearch – browse, discover, map and share. Ask us a question Ask us a question about records in the collection. RecordSearch Forum Access Examination Project Track the Archives' progress on clearing its access examination backlog.

Home | Australian War Memorial. UK sniper (?) in WWI trench. First World War - Battle of the Somme and experiences of trench warfare. Time Team Special 47 (2011) - The Somme's Secret Weapon. Anzac Day - Anzac Day. Anzac Day occurs on 25 April. It commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and also honours returned servicemen and women. The date itself marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian soldiers – the Anzacs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915.

The aim was to capture the Dardanelles, the gateway to the Bosphorus and the Black Sea. At the end of the campaign, Gallipoli was still held by its Turkish defenders. Thousands lost their lives in the Gallipoli campaign: 87,000 Turks, 44,000 men from France and the British Empire, including 8500 Australians. To this day, Australia also marks the events of 25 April. It may have led to a military defeat, but for many New Zealanders then and since, the Gallipoli landings meant the beginning of something else – a feeling that New Zealand had a role as a distinct nation, even as it fought on the other side of the world in the name of the British Empire.

Anzac Day was first marked in 1916. Gallipoli and the Anzacs | The Anzac landing at Gallipoli. The Anzac landing: overview Why did theAnzacs land? 25 April 1915: Anzac Cove, Gallipoli Historians still debate whether the Anzac troops were landed at the correct place. Why did the Allied commanders send Australian troops to land on a beach before rugged hills, ridges and steep gullies? ‘The attack on Gallipoli was one of the more imaginative strategies of the First World War ...

A brief description of the Anzac Landing... It was only shortly after the landing that high command let it be known that an error had been made – the landing should have been made on Brighton Beach, south of Anzac Cove and in a locality of relatively friendly topography. The boat I was in landed on the point. Read a brief description of the landing – an excerpt from Denis Winter's book, 25 April 1915 – The Inevitable Tragedy. more ...

Special feature: war correspondents at the landing Reports by war correspondents Landing section highlights ‘First to Fall’ A 'duty clear before us' Signaller Silas at Anzac. WORLD WAR ONE TRENCH WARFARE. First World War. Origins The First World War was caused by the destabilisation of the balance of power in Europe due to the rise of Germany. The war began in 1914 when Austria-Hungary invaded Serbia because of the assassination of an archduke. Countries had made alliances with each other, and soon most of Europe was at war. New Zealand was part of the British Empire, and when Britain declared war on Germany, in August 1914, that meant New Zealand was at war too.

The two sides were called the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary) and the Allies, which included the British Empire, Russia and France. New Zealand enters the war New Zealand decided to send soldiers to fight in the war for a number of reasons, including New Zealand’s strong ties to Britain and its concern with keeping trade routes open so it could continue to export to Britain. Within a month New Zealand troops had occupied Western Samoa, which was a German territory. Gallipoli Turkey had entered the war on the Central Powers side. Soldier & letter from home. Apps.

GallipoliTFD TeachersGuide. Why our WWI casualty number are wrong. Illustration: John Spooner Search for details of Australia’s dead and wounded in the First World War and the figures thrown up are remarkably similar: of the 331,000 men who embarked from Australia with the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 60,000 were killed and there were 155,000 admissions for wounding. These statistics are presented, with minor variations, on the websites of the National Archives of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, the Australian War Graves Commission, the Australian Parliamentary Library, and in the records of the British War Office and Australia’s official history of the First World War by C.E.W Bean. Winning this war came at too high a cost for this young nation; for Australia, the First World War was indeed a pyrrhic victory.

This means superficially around two out of three soldiers died or were wounded in the First World War. These figures have been quoted in every publication referring to Australia’s casualties since fighting stopped in 1918. Advertisement. The Great War . Resources . WWI Casualties and Deaths. History - World War One Centenary - WW1 1914-1918.

History - World Wars: Animated Map: The Western Front, 1914 - 1918. World War One - What is a Trench? | HistoryOnTheNet. Trench warfare characterised much of the fighting during World War One, particularly along the Western Front. Trench systems were complicated with many interlinking lines of trenches. Front Line Trench Cross Section Artillery Line The artillery line was where the big field guns were located.

Communication Trench The communication trenches were used to move between the front and rear trenches. Support Trenches The support trenches provided a second line of defense in case the front line trench was taken by the enemy. Bunker The underground bunkers were used to store food, weapons and artillery. Traverse Trenches were not built in straight lines. Machine Gun Nest The machine gun nest was where the machine guns were located. Front Line Trench The front line trenches were generally about 8 feet deep and between 4 and 6 feet wide. Barbed Wire Barbed wire was used extensively in the trench warfare of world war one. Listening Post Listening posts were used to monitor enemy activity.

No Man's Land Parapet. The Causes and Effects That Led to World War I. Sep 22, 2014 100 summers ago the countries of Europe collapsed quickly into war: it was sudden but also strangely inevitable. Countless books have been written since about the causes of The Great War, but in this video essay, delve.tv offers an alternative history. By tracing the story backwards in time, they stumble upon a very unexpected cause and discover that sometimes the most harmless of things can have terrible consequences. Story Design & Direction: Adam Westbrook Additional Photography: Brett Walsh Animation: Adam Westbrook. Iron Bridge online lesson - learning objectives. Spartacus Educational. World war 1. SchoolHistory.co.uk - online history lessons, revision, games, worksheets, quizzes and links.

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