Te Ara - New Zealand 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. 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. In October 1914 the first group of 8,454 soldiers left New Zealand heading for the other side of the world. Gallipoli The Western Front The home front
World War I 1914-1919: A Source-based Study Syllabus | Exams | Websites | Resources | Glossary | Teachers Modern History Home > Modern History > Core Study > World War I 1914-1919: A Source-based Study Key historical features | Concepts | Historiographical issues | Framework Key historical features Concepts World War I: glossary Historiographical issues Framework World War I: framework | Copyright | Disclaimer | Contact Us | Help UK Children During WWI 31 March 2014Last updated at 12:40 Continue reading the main story Old pennies Most children had a money box for pocket money. Usually it was 'coppers' - pennies and half-pennies. Babies slept in wooden cots, with rails. In big families, with few bedrooms, children often had to share bedrooms - and beds. More homes had electric light. Most children wore smaller versions of grownup clothes. A girl with a wooden toy Popular toys were dolls, teddies, zoo and farm animals, toy soldiers (metal not plastic), and wind-up toy trains and cars. Tiger Tim makes a phone call Related stories Toys and games find out what children played with during World War One Teachers' notes Teachers' notes and classroom ideas looking at a typical child's bedroom
AE2 enters the Dardanelles, 1915 - History (9) - ABC Splash - Overview This media resource contains content that shows images of war. World War I was fought on land, in the air, on the sea and below it. What role did AE2, an Australian submarine, play in the campaign to take Turkey's Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915? In this vivid re-enactment you will journey into the hazards of the Dardanelles Strait with the crew of AE2 as it commences what many believed would be a suicide mission. Duration: 2 mins 45 secs Source : Gallipoli Submarine Learning area: History Secondary: Year 9 Before viewing What do you already know about submarine warfare? As you view What were the tasks of AE2 when it journeyed into the Dardanelles Strait? According to Commander Stoker's record of the voyage, what hazards did AE2 face? What happened when previous allied submarines entered the Dardanelles? What hints does this re-enactment provide about what it was like to be part of AE2's crew? What evidence do you think the re-enactment was based upon? After viewing Next steps Transcript
Australian War Memorial Anzac Diversity Collection Anzac Diversity is a collection of case studies exploring the ethnic diversity of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). Anzac Diversity Anzac Diversity is a collection of case studies exploring the ethnic diversity of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). The Mounted Soldiers of Australia — Australian Light Horse Association Horses have played a special role in the story of Australia. For the first hundred years of European settlement they were the only means of transport across most of our huge country. Outside the few cities, ability to ride a horse was almost as basic as the ability to walk. The value of the mounted soldier in Australia was first shown in 1804 when redcoats of the New South Wales Corps set out in pursuit of a large force of rebel convicts who had broken out of the Castle Hill Prison Farm. Riding with the commanding officer of the Corps was a trooper called Thomas Anelzark, a member of Governor King's mounted convict bodyguard. Anelzark scouted the rebels' movements, helped capture their leaders and was slightly wounded in the Battle of Vinegar Hill that followed. After this, men of the "bodyguard", already described as "lighthorsemen", played an increasingly important role and were fore-runners of a semi-military mounted police force.. Recruiting the Light Horse Man and Horse Defeat at Gaza
First War War Poetry The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research. The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas. This is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artefacts from the Imperial War Museum, a separate archive of over 6,500 items contributed by the general public, and a set of specially developed educational resources. These educational resources include an exciting new exhibition in the three-dimensional virtual world Second Life. Freely available to the public as well as the educational community, the First World War Poetry Digital Archive is a significant resource for studying the First World War and the literature it inspired.
A Multimedia History of World War One WWI Battlefields World War I Allied Propaganda Posters *Disclaimer: World War I Allied Propaganda Posters are dispalyed as historical documents of the era only and is not intended to promote or dissaprove any theories, views, notions, as well as any political, milirtary, social and any other types of actions for or against anybody and/or anything. Some portions of this webpage may contain extremely graphic images and/or text, which may offend sensitive viewers and are not recommended for viewing by persons under the age of 18. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. If you are unsure you wish to proceed, please leave this webpage now. Robaudi, Alcide Théophile. 1778-1783. Robaudi, Alcide Théophile. 2me Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : en avant, armée de l'épargne, c'est pour la patrie.. Faivre, Abel. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale, Crédit Lyonnais : souscrivez. Leroux, Jules Marie Auguste. 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : souscrivez : pour la France qui combat! American Library Association, Library War Service Forsythe, Vic. Stern.
Digital Collection - NZ You are here: Home > Digital Collection > Wars & conflict Heritage Digital Collection Home The Canterbury Aviation (N.Z.) A brief history by Henry Wigram recounting the beginnings of the Canterbury Aviation Company. The Canterbury (New Zealand) Aviation Co. Details of services and training offered by the company following World War I. Christchurch War Memorial: Bridge of Remembrance The history and symbolic features of the Bridge of Remembrance opened By Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa, on Armistice Day, November 11, 1924. City of Christchurch, N.Z. : peace celebrations Programme of Christchurch peace celebrations, held on 19-21 July 1919 to mark the end of World War I. Cecil Malthus: World War I papers [letters, telegrams, documents] A collection of Malthus letters has been digitised and made available online by Christchurch City Libraries. Diggers’ poems A small collection of poems by returned soldiers published after World War I. Ephemera A selection of public notices. Gallipoli papers H.H. The Kiwi
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