• “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

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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Failure on Chunuk Bair

In earlier historical highlights we discussed the various elements of the overall August Offensive plan – attacks from within the ANZAC perimeter in conjunction with an ambitious outflanking maneuvre against the main Sari Bair range. In March we examined themore →

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Australian Stories

Western Front 2014 Tour Testimonial Our tour members depend on us to provide a once in a lifetime battlefield experience combined with exceptional customer service. We do our best to meet and exceed their high standards, which is what you’dmore →

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Gallipoli 2015 Ballot Outcome Has Been Announced

Secure Your Place Today! Special Earlybird Airfares Available from $2,399^pp Flying with Emirates and Singapore Airlines The Australian Government has now announced the outcome of the ballot for individuals to attend the Dawn Service at Gallipoli in 2015. If youmore →

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Tragedy at The Nek, Gallipoli

One of the most poignant site visits during a battlefield tour of Gallipoli is that to The Nek. Gallipoli is all about the ground and, while many of the other well-known places evoke emotions, none of them has the samemore →

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Boronia Travel Welcomes Benjamin Hayes

As Boronia Travel Centre prepares for the Gallipoli Centenary and a host of Western Front Commemorations between 2014 – 2018, we have enlisted the expert knowledge and services of Ben, who comes with 21 years’ experience in the travel industry,more →

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