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Monthly Archives: August 2016

The road to Gallipoli: The Anzacs in Egypt

The first men to enlist in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) were sent not to Europe, as they had expected, but to Egypt for further training and to protect British interests in the Middle East and the Suez Canal.  Australian soldiers wrote long letters home describing their adventures.  Sapper Ernest Charles Tubbenhauer, a printer who had … Continue reading »

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