Anzac Sights & Sounds

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Written by: Chris Pugsley

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Life in Australia and New Zealand

Explore the sights and sounds of World War I from the Australian and New Zealand home fronts.

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Australians and New Zealanders responded to ...

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Life Before the War

This selection highlights life in New Zea...

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Cinema-going during the War

By the time the First World War broke o...

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HMS New Zealand

HMS New Zealand was gifted to the R...

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Australian Animation - Harry Julius

We believe that the first Australian fi...

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New Zealand

Featured here are all the New Zealand-based ...

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Life at Home during the War

Australians and New Zealanders responded to ...

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Popular Music during the War

The outbreak of war in 1914 was no small ins...

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Lost Films

The vast majority of the world’s silent-era ...

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Featured here are all the Australian-based s...

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Signing up, Recruitment and Training

When war was declared in August 1914 both Ne...

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After war broke out in August 1914 New Zeala...

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Conscription and Resisting the War

While many Australians and New Zealanders se...

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