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World War 1
Transcript of World War 1
When did WW1 start and finish?
Remembering World War 1
How many Australians fought in World War 1?
Remembering World War 1
In what country would you have most likely been in if you were fighting on the Western Front?
Remembering World War 1
This poster used during the World War 1 in Australia uses Australia’s national animal, the Kangaroo to represent the country that they are talking about and to reference the text in the Poster; “Australia has promised Britain”. Using colours that work together, the red in the background with the black figures in a war zone stands out as shadows and can be interpreted as soldiers in a war (which is what is being asked, that men join and become a soldier), the multiple small figures showing how many soldiers will be needed. Using large bold fonts to attract the readers’ attention, in white “50,000 MORE MEN WILL YOU HELP US KEEP THAT PROMISE”, stands out and can be read at first glance, catching a readers eye.
The way that this text is written, it has a sense of sympathy in it, “Australia has promised Britain 50,000 MORE MEN WILL YOU HELP US KEEP THAT PROMSIE” Asking Australians to help keep the promise that Australia has made, almost as if you made the promise yourself, makes you feel a sense of responsibility, engaging you into joining the army.
Using a call to action, it is encouraging the men of Australia to join, almost as if giving the men demands to follow.
Letter home about Gallipoli landing
To dearest family,
For since my last letter, I was in training, but as of now, I am in Gallipoli, Turkey, though it sounds easy the journey was anything but that. The aim was to take out the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and establish a supply line from the Mediterranean through to Russia, having to encounter Turkish Water.
Upon landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula on April the 25th, we came faced with the issue of cliffs up to 100m high and resilience from barricades of Turks. Climbing those cliffs are nothing like what training taught us, soldiers around you, getting injured and losing their balance, the wails and whimpers of the man as the fall to their agony and fate with the simple "thud". All of this, its so traumatizing. During this landing we have lost more then 600 Australians, we were ordered by the British Commander of the Campaign, General Sir Ian Hamilton, to "dig, dig until you are safe'.
Be safe my dearest till we hear from each other again.
"WW1 would have happened regardless or whether or not the Archduke was assassinated"
Before the Archduke and his wife Sophia was assassinated, in between colonies, they had already experienced political dysfunction. World war 1 was bound to happen because of a number of factors. The main factors were, nationalism units or divides the people, lots of small Germanic kingdoms formed the German Empire because of the feelings of nationalism they had, and also lead to a cooperation between Germany and Austria-Hungary. When Bosnia-Herzegovina switched sides from the Triple Alliance to the Triple Entente with the help of Russia. The Austro-Hungarian Empire could have retaliated, starting the war because Bosnia-Herzegovina had moved to the Triple Entente, and if a nation in the Entente Alliance was attacked, each participating nation promised to provide military support.
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World War 1
World War 1 started on June 28th 1914 and Ended on the 11th of November 1918.
Who were the main countries in; The triple Alliance and The triple Entente?
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy were the main countries of The triple Alliance who fought against France, Russia and Great Britain who were the main countries of the triple Entente.
Write a question with the answer being "Gallipoli"
Where did the ANZAC’s land during World War 1?
416,809 men Enlisted, of which, more than 60,000 were killed and 150,000 were wounded, gassed or taken into imprisonment.
Name 2 major battles at Gallipoli?
Battle of Hill 60, commencing on the 17th of April to May 7th 1915, involving the British Empire ( Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom) against German Empire (Saxony). Germany being the Victor, and battle of Lone Pine (Also known as Kanlı Sırt) was a battle between Australia and the Ottoman Empire, commencing on 6th of August and ended on the 10th of August 1915, were a couple major battles fought at Gallipoli.
What Country is Gallipoli?
Gallipoli is in Turkey
It would’ve been in France because Germans were marching across Belgium to France
What did a white feather signify?
A white feather symbolizes cowardice especially during World War 1, specifically towards the men who weren't soldiers as they didn't fulfill their "duties" as man.
What event was the spark for the beginning of WW1?
The event that sparked WW1 to occur was the assignation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia of Austria on the 28th of June 1914. The date that Archduke traveled to Sarajevo to survey the imperial armed forces in Bosnia; June 28th 1914 was coincided with the same date as the anniversary of the First Battle of the Kosovo in 1389, in result, Serbia was out taken by the Turks, this day becoming a day of great significance to serbian nationalist a they lost their independence to the war. Archduke was traveling around with his wife in an open car with little security when a serbian nationalist; Nedjelko Cabrinovic threw a bomb at the car only for it roll of the back and injuring an officer and some bystanders. Taking a wrong turn, Archduke found himself in target of one of Cabrinovics comrade. Being jumped with the opportunity, 19 year old Gavrilo Princip shot both Archduke and his wife at gun point, turning the gun on himself but was stopped by a bystander and wrestled away by police officers. Archduke and his wife died within an hour after the assassination.
ilitarism (a belief in which a country should maintain a strong military service and be capable to have an intrusive impact when defending or promoting national interests) lliances (the connection between countries or companies, that allow one another to be beneficial to each other). mperialism (the power of conquering a weaker nation or region) ationalism (the patriotic feeling about ones’ country and loyalty to their nation)
What were the MAIN causes of WW1?