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'Chorus of stones' memorial at Glenelg
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Creator : Clarken, Robbie (photographer)
Source : B 68390
Place Of Creation : South Australia
Date of creation : 2002
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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View of the 'Chorus of stones' memorial, located at Anzac Plaza, Glenelg. The memorial was opened on Sunday 4 March 2001 and commemorates 'all of the military conflicts that have involved Australian troops and support services theoughout our nation's history'. It was designed by artist Anton Hart.

Further views include: a close-up of the 'loss' and 'silence' stones which form part of the memorial, the plaque at the 'Chorus of stones' memorial giving details of times for playing the recordings and a view of the central feature of the memorial. The speakers used to broadcast the messages from returned services personnel can be seen surrounding the feature.

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Coverage year : 2002
Period : 2001-
Place : Glenelg
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

Coates, John. Suppressing insurgency: an analysis of the Malayan Emergency, 1948-1954, Boulder: Westview Press, 1992

Dennis, Peter and Grey, Jeffrey. Emergency and confrontation: Australian military operations in Malaya & Borneo 1950-66, St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, 1996

Doyle, Jeff, Jeffrey Grey, and Peter Pierce. Australia's Vietnam War, College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2002

Evans, Ben. Out in the cold : Australia's involvement in the Korean War 1950-53, Canberra, A.C.T. : Australian War Memorial and Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, 2000

Fawn, Rick and Raymond Hinnebusch. The Iraq war : causes and consequences, Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006

Gammage, Bill. The broken years : Australian soldiers in the Great War, Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1990

Groot, Murray and Rodney Tiffen (eds.). Australia's Gulf War, Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, 1992

Johnston, Mark Robert. At the front line : experiences of Australian soldiers in World War II, Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1996

Londey, Peter. Other people's wars: a history of Australian peacekeeping, Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war : a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic. : Five Mile Press, 2002

Internet links :

Australian Light Horse Association

Australian War Memorial See: Australian Military History Overview: Boxer Uprising: China 1900-1901

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: First World War 1914-1918

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Second World War 1939-1945

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Korean War 1950-1953

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Malayan Emergency

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Confrontation in Indonesia 1964-1966

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Vietnam War 1962-1975

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index: The Gulf War 1990-91

Australian War Memorial: Australians in Iraq 2003

Keeping the peace stories of Australian peacekeepers [Australian War Memorial]


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