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Souvenir Declaration of War, August 1914
Title : Souvenir Declaration of War, August 1914 Souvenir Declaration of War, August 1914
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Creator : Cohen, Hyman Samuel, photographer
Additional Creator : Adair, Frederick Norman Cecil,
Format : Poster
Dimensions : 43.5 x 36.6 cm (on mount)
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Souvenir Declaration of War, August 1914, photographic poster. Features British and Australian flags, illustrations of cannon and native flowers, and photographs of the Generals of the United Kingdom and Australia, King George V in the centre, and battleships. The photograph originally belonged to Private Leslie Howard Thompson, No. 4768.

Coverage year : 1914
Period : 1914-1918
Further reading :

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

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

Ham, Paul. 1914 : the year the world ended, North Sydney, N.S.W. : William Heinemann, 2013

Hastings, Max. Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, New York Alfred A. Knopf, 2013

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

Laffin, John World War I in post-cards, South Melbourne: Sun Books, 1990, c1988

MacMillan, Margaret. The war that ended peace : the road to 1914, New York : Random House, 2013

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 1Australians 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 in focus [several sections about World War One]

Official history of Australia in the war of 1914-1918 [Australian War Memorial]

RSL Virtual War Memorial



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