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Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education ...

This publication contains a brief history of the Royal Australian Navy RAN) in the First World War. It is accompanied by more than 100 images showing the personnel...

Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

This publication contains a brief history of the Royal Australian Navy RAN) in the First World War. It is accompanied by more than 100 images showing the personnel and vessels of the RAN as they served on operations around the world. 

Introduction

Later we turned again and engaged her on the other broadside. By now her three funnels and her foremast had been shot away and she was on fire aft. We...

Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy Education Activities

 
Poster #10

70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

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Commemorating Australian forces in the Vietnam War 1962-1975 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Posters...

Commemorating Australian forces in the Vietnam War 1962-1975

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Posters

Poster

 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria 2012

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity...

The North Africa and Syria Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative...

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

The North Africa and Syria Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative publication Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria.

Teachers using these materials are encouraged to select specific activities, parts of activities or the broad selection of primary and secondary materials within this learning resource to suit their own purposes.

Chapter 1: North Africa and Syria 1940–1942

At 5.30 am on 3 January 1941, the first major attack by an Australian division in World War II was launched at Bardia in Italian Libya. In three days ...

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria Education Activities

 
DVA Education Resource

Kokoda: Exploring the Second World War campaign in Papua New Guinea 2012

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Education Resource...

This resource has been developed to mark the 70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign. The book contains 12 units of teaching and learning activities for secondary...

Kokoda: Exploring the Second World War campaign in Papua New Guinea

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Education Resource

This resource has been developed to mark the 70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign. The book contains 12 units of teaching and learning activities for secondary school students. Through this resource, students can learn about the significance and strategic importance of Kokoda, fighting and living conditions, casualties, personal experiences of Australian and Japanese soldiers, General Blamey’s ‘Rabbit Speech’ and modern day pilgrimages to the site. The book includes a DVD, CD ROM and posters providing additional background information and learning activities.

Contents of Resource

  • Using the publication in the classroom, pp. 3-4
  • Recommended publications for teachers, pp. 5
  • Glossary of terminology, pp. 6-8
  • Unit 1: About the Kokoda Track: 1942 and Today, pp. 9-18
  • Unit 2: The War in Papua: The Strategic Context, pp. 19-26
  • Unit 3: Four Peoples at War, pp. 27-40
  • Unit 4: Jungle Warfare, pp. 41-48
  • Unit 5: A Fighting Retreat, pp. 49-58
  • Unit 6: Into the Mountains, pp. 59-68
  • Unit 7: Milne Bay, pp. 69-78
  • Unit 8: The Tide Turns, pp. 79-90
  • Unit 9: The Japanese Besieged–The Battle of the Beachheads: Buna, Gona, Sanananda, pp. 91-98
  • Unit 10: Casualties, pp. 99-108
  • Unit 11: Kokoda Veterans’ Accounts, pp. 109-116
  • Unit 12: Commemoration and the Modern Pilgrimage, pp. 117-125

Kokoda Full Download

Pages 1 - 40

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Pages 41 - 90

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Pages 90 - 128

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Kokoda CD-ROM

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Poster Activities

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Poster A

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Poster B

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Poster B - List of Artefacts

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Kokoda Map 1942 - 1945

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Wartime Snapshot #8

Centenary of the Royal Australian Navy 2011

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Vie...

Centenary of the Royal Australian Navy

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Wartime Snapshot

Snapshot

 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War I: Home Front 2011

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity ...

This resource is aimed at secondary school students and contains over 20 pages of activities. The online materials draw on the rich collection of photos and the...

Australians in World War I: Home Front

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

This resource is aimed at secondary school students and contains over 20 pages of activities.

The online materials draw on the rich collection of photos and the brief history provided in the Australians in World War I: Home Front commemorative publication, which was printed in early 2012 and is the fifth and final book in the series.

Chapter 1: Australia before the war

One Saturday in 1917 a congregation gathered in a little brick church in the Sydney suburb of Erskineville to dedicate a new stained glass window. As ...

Australians in World War I: Home Front Education Activities

 
Poster #6

70th Anniversary Tobruk 1941 - Anzac Day 2011 2011

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

70th Anniversary Tobruk 1941 - Anzac Day 2011

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

Poster

 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War II: Greece and Crete 2011

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity...

The Greece and Crete Educational Activities booklet complements the Greece and Crete, Australians in WWII publication. It contains a range of classroom activities...

Australians in World War II: Greece and Crete

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

The Greece and Crete Educational Activities booklet complements the Greece and Crete, Australians in WWII publication.

It contains a range of classroom activities for secondary school students designed to encourage engagement with the text and the rich range of historical sources incorporated in the publication.

The resource focuses on five different themes: The Greece and Crete campaign, Leadership, Courage, Retreat and Defeat, and The Legacy of War.

Chapter 1: That Greece might still be free

The cradle of civilisation The mountains look on Marathon –And Marathon looks on the sea;And musing there an hour aloneI dream’d that Greece might...

Australians in World War II: Greece and Crete Education Activities

The Greece and Crete Educational Activities booklet complements the Greece and Crete, Australians in WWII publication. It contains a range of classroom...

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Poster #7

70th Anniversary of the battles for Greece and Crete 2011

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

70th Anniversary of the battles for Greece and Crete

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

Poster

 

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