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The cry for recruits
Title : The cry for recruits The cry for recruits
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Creator : Soldier's sweetheart (Poet), author.
Place Of Creation : [Adelaide]
Date of creation : [1916?]
Additional Creator : Gleeson, E. W,
Format : Pamphlet
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Poem attributed to E.W. Gleeson decrying the lack of Australian recruits for the war effort in Europe. The writer advocates conscription as a way to remedy the situation.

Coverage year : 1915
Period : 1914-1918
Place : South Australia
Further reading :

Carlyon, Les. The great war, Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006

Darracott, Joseph and Belinda Loftus. First World War posters, [London]: Imperial War Museum [1972]

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

Kent, David. From trench and troopship : the experience of the Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1919, Alexandria, N.S.W. : Hale & Iremonger , 1999

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

State Library of South Australia. Conscription and enlistment, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1997

What did you do in the war, Daddy?: a visual history of propaganda posters / a selection from the Australian War Memorial; introduction by Peter Stanley, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1983

Internet links :

AIF Database: Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918 [Australian Defence Force Academy]

Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: World War 1

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]

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

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index [several sections about World War One]

First World See: Propaganda posters

Posters, images and cartoons in War [Trinity College, Western Australia : PL Duffy Resource Centre]



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