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Wartime Snapshot #5

60th Anniversary of the Korean War 2010

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Korean War (1950 – 1953), Wartime Snapshot...

60th Anniversary of the Korean War

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Korean War (1950 – 1953), Wartime Snapshot

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95th Anniversary of the landings on Gallipoli 2010

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Posters...

95th Anniversary of the landings on Gallipoli

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Posters

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DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War I: Gallipoli 2010

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

The Gallipoli Educational Activities booklet features a brief introductory activity called ‘Getting Started’, followed by seven separate activities designed...

Australians in World War I: Gallipoli

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

The Gallipoli Educational Activities booklet features a brief introductory activity called ‘Getting Started’, followed by seven separate activities designed to encourage student interaction with the rich range of historical sources in the Australians in World War I: Gallipoli commemorative publication.

Some activities utilise the videos and interviews on the Gallipoli iBook, which you can download for free on your iPad.

Chapter 1: Gallipoli

February 1915 – January 1916 On 19 February 1915, the sea off the entrance to the strait of the Dardanelles in Turkey was calm; there was no wind an...

iTunes Gallipoli iBook

Australians in World War I: Gallipoli Education Activities

 
Poster #5

60th Anniversary of the Korean War 2010

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Korean War (1950 – 1953), Posters...

60th Anniversary of the Korean War

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Korean War (1950 – 1953), Posters

Poster

 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War I: Australian Flying Corps 2010

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

The Australian Flying Corps Educational Activities booklet is aimed towards secondary students. It is designed to complement the Australian Flying Corps publication...

Australians in World War I: Australian Flying Corps

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

The Australian Flying Corps Educational Activities booklet is aimed towards secondary students. It is designed to complement the Australian Flying Corps publication which provides a brief history of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC), in particular their involvement during World War I.

The publication includes more than 100 images and photographs that captures the history of the forerunner to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Chapter 1: Two airmen

The aircraft is all very well for sport—for the army it is useless.1 plane.gif Both men were members of the Australian Flying Corps (AF...

Australians in World War I: Australian Flying Corps Education Activities

The Australian Flying Corps Educational Activities booklet is aimed towards secondary students. It is designed to complement the Australian Flying Corps...

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DVA Education Resource

Valuing our Veterans 2009

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Education Resource...

Since World War I it has been widely recognised that Australia's war experiences have played a key role in our evolving sense of national identity. During the 1920s...

Valuing our Veterans

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Education Resource

Since World War I it has been widely recognised that Australia's war experiences have played a key role in our evolving sense of national identity.

During the 1920s this feeling was given public expression through the ceremonies and other events of Anzac Day and Armistice Day (later Remembrance Day). 

Gathering Australia's war memories

Since World War I it has been widely recognised that Australia's war experiences have played a key role in our evolving sense of national identity. Du...

 
DVA Education Resource

Australian Prisoners of War 2009

Tags: Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (19...

This educational resource provides teachers and students with activities to investigate Australian Prisoners of War using the stories from the Australians at War...

Australian Prisoners of War

Tags: Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Education Resource

This educational resource provides teachers and students with activities to investigate Australian Prisoners of War using the stories from the Australians at War Film Archive.

The resource provides historical background about Australian prisoners of war since the Boer War and uses the personal stories of veterans and civilian POWs from the Second World War and the Korean War.

Complete Prisoners of War publication

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Introduction

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Topic 1 - History of Australian prisoners of war

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Topic 2 - Capture

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Topic 3 - Life in the Camps

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Topic 4 - Guards, civilians and internees

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Topic 5 - Humour and mateship

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Topic 6 - Food, conditions and treatment

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Topic 7 - Despair, hope, secrets and escape

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Topic 8 - The end of the war, coming home and reflection

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DVA Education book

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep 2009

Tags: Primary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939...

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations.   The...

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep

Tags: Primary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), First Gulf War (1991), Second Gulf War (2003 – 2009), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Education Resource

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations.

 

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ publication M is for Mates - Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep was shortlisted for the 2010 Children’s Literature Book of the Year Awards by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.

M is for Mates was also nominated for the Eve Pownall Information Book of the Year 2010 – for information books suitable for children up to the age of eighteen years.

The publication was produced collaboratively with the Australian War Memorial. In March 2009, the Department to every primary school in Australia. Additional copies can be purchased from the Australian War Memorial on (02) 6243 4578 or online at www.awm.gov.au/shop.

For further enquiries contact your state or territory commemorations officer by e-mailing commemorations@dva.gov.au or phoning 133 254.

M is for Mates- Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep - Publications

This education resource is designed for primary students and is an alphabetic book about the contribution made by animals in wartime and peace operations. Download...

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Wartime Snapshot #2

INTERFET - International Forces for East Timor 2009

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Wartime Snapshot...

INTERFET - International Forces for East Timor

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Wartime Snapshot

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Wartime Snapshot #3

The Flanders Poppy - a symbol of remembrance 2009

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot...

The Flanders Poppy - a symbol of remembrance

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot

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