The unveiling of the Second Australian Division Memorial, which featured an ANZAC soldier bayonetting a dying German eagle, by Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Mont St Quentin, France, 30 August 1925. Apparently the German Army didn’t appreciate this memorial, because they pulled it down when they occupied France in World War II.

The unveiling of the Second Australian Division Memorial, which featured an ANZAC soldier bayonetting a dying German eagle, by Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Mont St Quentin, France, 30 August 1925. Apparently the German Army didn’t appreciate this memorial, because they pulled it down when they occupied France in World War II.

In the 1930s, after the Battle of Gallipoli, President Ataturk received a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons. In response he sat down and wrote this poignant letter to the women. Ataturk later used these same words in a speech to the first Australians, New Zealanders and British to visit the Gallipoli battlefields.

President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in response to a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons.

Technical reference table Generally speaking russian army fought the great war without any kind of helmets, except a little quantitative of French Adrian helmets that were given to the elite troops...

Technical reference table Generally speaking russian army fought the great war without any kind of helmets, except a little quantitative of French Adrian helmets that were given to the elite troops.

ANZAC SOLDIERS IN EGYPT, C.1916-1918 | Retronaut

Soldiers on the Sphinx, WWI - Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Soldiers in Egypt,

Australian troops in the Great War pose by the Sphinx in Egypt.

ANZAC soldiers in Egypt en route to Gallipoli -middle, back with the moustache is my great great uncle Jack!

Photograph of ANZAC soldier and British soldier with Turkish woman, her children and donkey. The soldiers are giving them a drink of water. No 3127. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915.

Photograph of ANZAC soldier and British soldier with Turkish woman, her children and donkey. The soldiers are giving them a drink of water. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition,

Photograph of three ANZAC soldiers attending to wounded comrade. No 5227. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915.

King's Collections : The Serving Soldier : Gallipoli Examined: Hamilton, I Three ANZAC soldiers attending to a wounded comrade

Anzac poppies and soldier - In memory our Anzac Heroes and loved ones who did us proud #AnzacDay #Anzac #heroes

Anzac poppies and UK soldier - In memory of our Anzac Heroes and loved ones who did us proud

Photograph of an ANZAC soldier carrying two Turkish children. No 3128. From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915.

Photograph of an ANZAC soldier carrying two Turkish children. No From a collection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition,

ANZAC Soldier taunting Turkish snipers during the Gallipolli campaign 1915.

ANZAC Soldier taunting Turkish snipers during the Gallipolli campaign 1915 [736x886]

A Royal Irish Fusilier attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position. Gallipoli, Turkey, History In Pictures.

BATTLE SOMME 1 JULY - 18 NOVEMBER 1916 (E(AUS) 19)   Eight ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps )  soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches.

BATTLE SOMME 1 JULY - 18 NOVEMBER 1916 (E(AUS) Eight ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ) soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches.

Soldier of Royal Australian Regiment with M60 in the Vietnam War.

Soldier of Royal Australian Regiment with M60 in the Vietnam War.

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