ANZAC Day memorial and information
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what started the war
- the causes of WWI was the assassination of Franz Fredinand (Hungarian) bye the Serbians. the Hungarian's declared war on Serbian so Great Britain, France, Russia, United States and Italy where joined as the allies and Germany, Ottoman Empire, and Austria-Hungary where joined as the central powers. then there was war!
Australia And War
Australia fought on Gallipoli in 1915, the Western Front in 1914, the Middle Easton Front in 1919-1918 and war at sea in 1914 the ANZAC'S with stood a counterattack. After7 months the British command finally acsepted that victory was not an option
After 7 months the British command finally accepted that victory would not be possible, but on the 20th of December they found that the enemy had vanished.
western front was where the Fromelles Battled witch was the first battle of somme. this started on the 1st of July in 1916.
the British and the french planned an attack to push the German back on there attack on franc. on the first day the British suffered the worst day in history with 57 470 casualties.
the site of villers-Bretonneuux became assosiated with the ANZAC'S after 1918, when in April and Augest Australian units were involved in famous battles here.
In 1918 the germans made an attack and on the 24th of April they took Villers-Bretonneux but the ANZAC'S and the British took it back within 24 hours.