• “Lest we Forget”

    Anzac Commemorative Site, Gallipoli

  • “This place is haunted by heroes.”

    4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery, Gallipoli

  • “We will remember them”

    Dawn Service, Gallipoli

  • “We salute the memory of those sacrificed”

    Ypres Reservoir Cemetery

  • “Do not give away this beautiful motherland”

    Amiens Riverside

888,246 Poppies on the Wall

Tower of London Commemorates WW1 The First World War claimed the lives of over 16 million people, involved over 100 countries from Africa, America, Asia, Australasia and Europe and had an impact on the lives of everyone in every townmore →

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The Thrust for Hill 971

This month we complete our coverage of the major ANZAC actions during the August Offensive at Gallipoli, with a look at the thrust by Monash’s 4th Australian Infantry Brigade to seize the highest point in the Sari Bair range –more →

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Another chance for unsuccessful Gallipoli ballot entrants

MEDIA RELEASE Travellers will get another chance to commemorate the Gallipoli centenary and retrace the steps of Australian soldiers throughout the campaign with the launch of Boronia Travel Centre’s August Offensive Tour from 29 July – 11 August 2015. Themore →

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Three Great Apps for Smooth Travels

All great travel apps have one thing in common: they all solve a problem you didn’t even realise you had. Whether they’re cutting down journey times, pointing you in the direction of authentic local snack or simply showing you howmore →

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Gallipoli Centenary

Should be to educate, not celebrate The Australian War Memorial’s top historian and Boronia Travel Centre battlefield guide, Ashley Eikins, hopes that the next four years will expel some ANZAC myths and educate Aussies about the truth of the Greatmore →

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The Battle of Fromelles Revisited

Historical Highlight Dedicated readers of Battlefield News would recall our first look at the battle of Fromelles, in July two years ago. It was a brief look but it came with the undertaking to follow up the AIF experience onmore →

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First Glimpse Inside WW1 Submarine Wreck in Turkey

In the Press More than 99 years after she fell in battle in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the Australian submarine HMAS AE2, lying at the bottom of Turkey’s Sea ofmore →

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The Waitlist has Been Activated – 100 Double Passes Available

Last month the government announced that returned passes would commence being offered to individuals on the wait list to be part of the Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015. There are currently around 100 double passes that will bemore →

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The Other Gallipoli Centenaries

August Offensive 2015 As anticipation of the commemoration of the ANZAC landing on 25 April 2015 builds, it is easy to overlook the other centenaries of significant Gallipoli actions that will occur in the same year The emotive Dawn Servicemore →

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Great Reads About the First World War

By Australia War Memorial Historian, Aaron Pegrum The best part about joining a tour to the Western Front, is that everyone loves sharing and hearing from like-minded travellers who are genuinely interested in learning about the First World War. Ourmore →

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