1918-2019: Remember Australian War Heroes

11-12-2018

Welcome!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Have you ever heard about the intervention of Australia during WW1?  If the answer is no, don't worry! This is not a very well known subject and that's why we, students of Edouard Vaillant high school (Vierzon), are going to shed light on it. In History classes in France, students learn mainly about the main nations and Australia is often forgotten. Thus we were able to discover Australian's actions by taking part in this competition during English classes. The duty to remember is also very important... [Lire la suite]
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03-10-2019

The exhibition: virtual visit

  Photograph by Florian Favière (TS), presentation poster      A chronology of Australia during WW1   Photograph by Florian Favière (TS), Timeline of the intervention of Australia during WW1    Phtograph by Florian Favière (TS), detail of the timeline 1 (1915-1916)    Photograph by Florian Favière (TS), detail of the timeline 2 (1916 bis -1917)    Photograph by Florian Favière (TS), detail of the timeline 3 (1918)   Photograph by Florian Favière,... [Lire la suite]
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03-11-2019

Testimonies of students who took part in the contest

"We did this timeline about the participation of Australia during WW1 for the Sadlier Stokes prize, because we want you to remember the Australian heroes. Indeed they risked their lives for many countries such as France and a lot of Australians sacrificed themselves. There were 60,000 deaths and 150,000 wounded which was called the “Butcher’s bill”, besides this heroes there were Aboriginals like Douglas Grant, who fought for Aboriginals Right after his experience as a prisoner of war. Furthermore many people forget women but they had... [Lire la suite]
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