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Australian’s on the Western Front Battlefield Tour – 90 years on – Special digital edition

Australian's on the Western Front    Battlefield Tour - 90 years on - Special digital edition
Australian's on the Western Front Battlefield Tour - 90 years on - Special digital edition
Original 200 page landscape colour hardback book now available in PDF format (plus this digital eBook has 450 additional pages of photos and information) making 650 pages in all. This large book has full page plates of the locations, maps plus 100s of colour photos of the locations made famous by the Australians in the Great War. Descriptions are provided of the major campaigns and locations the Australians fought in. Contemporary photos of the front are also included for comparison where possible. Photos and descriptions of the 5 Divisional Memorials, the Corps memorial at Hamel, the Australian National Monument at Villers-Bretonneux and much more. Visits are made to many of the major war cemeteries as well as Amiens, Arras and Ypres (including the Menin Gate). Battlefields include the Somme, le Hamel, Mont St Quentin, Peronne, Bullecourt, Pozieres, Paschendaele, Fromelles, Messines, Notre Dame St Lorette, Hill 60 etc. In addition visits are made to the Normandy beaches, Bayeux, Caen, Brugges, Paris and the Imperial War Museum in London. A fabulous tribute to the men of the First AIF and a great research resource for anyone planning a visit to the Western Front. This ebook tours the battlefields of France and Belgium where the First AIF fought in the First World War. 100s of photos of the sites and scenes of these battlefields, the major towns and war cemetries are included along with contemporary photos and descriptions of the campaigns and battles. This large ebook has full page plates of the locations, maps plus 100s of colour photos of the locations made famous by the Australians in the Great War. Descriptions are provided of the major campaigns and locations the Australians fought in. Contemporary photos of the front are also included for comparison where possible. Also includes Photos and descriptions of the 5 Divisional Memorials, the Corps memorial at Hamel, the Australian National Monument at Villers-Bretonneux and much more. Visits are made to many of the major war cemeteries as well as Amiens, Arras and Ypres (including the Menin Gate). Battlefields include the Somme, le Hamel, Mont St Quentin, Peronne, Bullecourt, Pozieres, Paschendaele, Fromelles, Messines, Notre Dame St Lorette, Hill 60. In addition visits are made to the Normandy beaches, Bayeux, Caen, Brugges, Paris and the Imperial War Museum in London. A fabulous tribute to the men of the First AIF and a great research resource for anyone planning a visit to the Western Front. Ebook comprehensively covers: Compiegne - scene of the armistice in 1918 and the surrender of France in 1940, Amiens - scene of the desperate battle for survival in 1918, Lochnagar mine crater at la Boiselle. Pozieres, Gibralter, Windmill and Mouquet Farm, 1 Division AIF monument -scene of horrendous fighting in 1916 on the Somme, Tank Corps monument at Pozieres, Thiepval - Battle of the Somme 1916, Beaumont-Hamel, Newfoundland park - scene of Canadian sacrifice, Ulster tower - monument to the Ulster Division, Albert - Hanging Virgin, Albert Cathedral and War Museum and tunnels - main staging post of the battle of the Somme, Heilly - Somme - 1916-18 - brigade HQ of rhe 3rd Division AIF, Flers - Somme - 1916 - AIF Burial Ground - Grass lane, Guards War Cemetery - les Bouefs, Bernafey Woods British War Cemetery, Bullecourt, Reinecourt, Hendecourt - Somme 1917 - scene of 1st and 2nd battles of Bullecourt where 10,000 Australian casualties were suffered, Monument to the missing - Rue de Australiens, nr Bullecourt and Six-Ways cross roads - scene of sacrifice and a VC won Bullecourt Museum, Slouch hat monument Bullecourt, Digger monument Bullecourt, Vignacourt War Cemetery - Somme 1916, Richthofens burial site, Bertangles - Monash's HQ, Baupame - Somme 1917, Daours War Cemetery - Somme 1918, Villers Bretonneaux - Somme 1918 - Australian National Monument and War Cemetery, Villers Bretonneaux School and War Museum, Corbie - Somme 1918, Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension - Somme 1918, Le Hamel - Somme 1918 - scene of Monash's victory - the Black Day for the German Army, Sainte Colette brickworks - Vaux Sur Somme - scene of Richthofen's demise, Bray - Somme 1918 Chipilly - Somme 1918 -Goodbye Old man monument, Sailly le Sac - Somme 1918 - 3rd Division AIF Monument, Heilly Station War cemetery - Somme, Vimy Ridge - 1917 - Len, Notre Dame de Lorette French War Cemetery, Basilica and lantern Osuary 1914-15 - scene of fierce fighting around Arras, Mont St Eloi, Ablain and Carency, Neuville St Vaast German War Cemetery, Flesquieres, Cambrai 1918 - buried tank, Arras - 1914-18 Doingt Communal War Cemetery, Tincourt War Cemetery, Hargicourt War Cemetery - Somme 1916, Peronne - Somme - 1918 and Roo de Kanga Historial de la Grand Guerre (war museum Citadel Peronne), Mont St Quentin - Somme 1918 - 2nd Division AIF memorial - Avenue des Australiens, Bellinglise - Somme 1918 - 4th Division AIF memorial - Hindenburg Line, St Quentin Canal - Somme 1918, Montbrehain British War Cemetery - scene of AIF's final action in 1918, Calvaire British War Cemetery - St Martin sur Cojuel - Somme, Bony - Somme 1918 - US War Cemetery, Ypres - Belgium 1914-18, Menin Gate - Ypres - monument to the missing, Messines Ridge - Flanders Belgium - 1917 - scene of fierce fighting by Australian and NZ forces at the Uhlan trench, Fromelles - France - 1916 - scene of 1st action by the AIF on the Western Front - tragic waste of lives, Fromelles Cobbers Monument and German bunkers, VC Corner War Cemetery, Sugarloaf, Fromelles - only mass burial site of the AIF - memorial to the missing, la Cordonnerie Farm, Fromelles and underground tunnel, War Museum Fromelles, Hitler bunker at Fromelles, Hitler at Fromelles, German Minenwefer bunker at Fromelles, Lankhof Farm Ypres and hellfire Corner, Ypres, Hill 60 Ypres - AIF Tunnellers Monument, Polygon Wood War Cemetery - 3rd Battle of Ypres - AIF 5th Division monument and NZ memorial to the missing, Passchendaele 1917 - Zonnebeke, Broodseinde, Tyne Cot War Cemetery, Canadian Monument Zonnebeke Belgium, Langemarck German War Cemetery Belgium incl Hitler's visit to the cemetery in 1940, Essex Farm, Ypres Belgium - scene of McCrae's "In Flanders Fields", Poperinghe Belgium, Toc H Club, Brugges, Belgium - medieval city, Bayeaux, Normandy - Bayeux tapestry, Bayeaux War Museum and War Cemetery, Caen and William the Conqueror's Castle - Caen was bombed into ruin in 1944 Normandy Invasion beaches France 1944: Pointe du Hoc - scene of US Rangers cliff top assault, Omaha Beach - US War Cemetery and German beach defences, Arromanches - Mulberry harbour and War Museum, Gold beach - le Hamel, Pegasus Bridge, Paris, Chunnel and London - Imperial War Museum. Months of work capturing the spirit, tragedy and achievements of the AIF in World War One. Click on thumbnail for more detail. To order the ebook and download in 5 parts(427MB) click on the Add to Cart button.
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