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Survey Articles (Regional)

  • The impact of the First World War on Australia was so profound that its memory dominates the national political culture even today, in the form of the Anzac “legend.” The mass casualties suffered … READ MORE

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  • New Zealand was the British Dominion furthest from the conflict in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nonetheless with Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, New Zealand and its one million … READ MORE

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Regional Thematic Articles

Encyclopedic Entries

  • On the outbreak of the First World War, the German presence in the Pacific, in particular its wireless transmitting stations, were seen as a strategic threat to both Britain and Australia. The … READ MORE

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  • Charles Bean was Australia’s official war correspondent who later wrote and edited the twelve-volume ''Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918'' and founded the Australian War … READ MORE

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  • Japanese interest in expansion into the South Pacific began in the 1870s. World War I provided a long sought after chance for the Japanese Imperial Navy to enhance its standing and gain a … READ MORE

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  • Keith Murdoch was an Australian journalist and newspaper proprietor. His Gallipoli Letter was highly critical of the Allied conduct of the Dardanelles Campaign. Later in World War I he worked as a … READ MORE

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  • Although they were remote from the metropoles and generally small, the Pacific Island colonies of the European powers were nevertheless drawn into the conflict, largely through the Allied campaign to … READ MORE

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  • Wireless telegraphy became an integral part of warfare on the ground, in the air, and at sea by 1918. Wireless helped to make the war global, though historians still debate its impact on the course … READ MORE

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Survey Articles (Regional)

  • The impact of the First World War on Australia was so profound that its memory dominates the national political culture even today, in the form of the Anzac “legend.” The mass casualties suffered … READ MORE

    Regional
  • New Zealand was the British Dominion furthest from the conflict in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nonetheless with Britain’s declaration of war on Germany, New Zealand and its one million … READ MORE

    Regional

Regional Thematic Articles

Encyclopedic Entries

  • On the outbreak of the First World War, the German presence in the Pacific, in particular its wireless transmitting stations, were seen as a strategic threat to both Britain and Australia. The … READ MORE

    Entry
  • Charles Bean was Australia’s official war correspondent who later wrote and edited the twelve-volume ''Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918'' and founded the Australian War … READ MORE

    Entry
  • Japanese interest in expansion into the South Pacific began in the 1870s. World War I provided a long sought after chance for the Japanese Imperial Navy to enhance its standing and gain a … READ MORE

    Entry
  • Keith Murdoch was an Australian journalist and newspaper proprietor. His Gallipoli Letter was highly critical of the Allied conduct of the Dardanelles Campaign. Later in World War I he worked as a … READ MORE

    Entry
  • Although they were remote from the metropoles and generally small, the Pacific Island colonies of the European powers were nevertheless drawn into the conflict, largely through the Allied campaign to … READ MORE

    Entry
  • Wireless telegraphy became an integral part of warfare on the ground, in the air, and at sea by 1918. Wireless helped to make the war global, though historians still debate its impact on the course … READ MORE

    Entry