The Australian Army in World War I (Men-at-Arms)

The Australian Army in World War I (Men-at-Arms)

Robert Fleming


The Australian contribution to the Allied conflict attempt in the course of global conflict I is precious of social gathering. a few 400,000 Australians volunteered for energetic responsibility, an magnificent thirteen in keeping with cent of the complete (white) male inhabitants, a bunch so nice that the Australian govt used to be by no means pressured to depend on conscription. Casualties have been an outstanding fifty two consistent with cent of all those that served, making sure that the consequences of the conflict will be felt lengthy after the armistice. particularly, their epic endeavours at Gallipoli in 1915 grew to become the nation's founding legend, and the ANZACs went directly to distinguish themselves either at the Western entrance, and in most cases Allenby's nice cavalry crusade opposed to the Turks within the heart East. Their uniforms and insignia have been additionally considerably diversified from these of the British military and may give you the notion for a distinct set of art plates.

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