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Gallipoli Campaign and the ANZACs

The Gallipoli Campaign took place between April 1915 and January 1916, on the Gallipoli peninsula. It was an attack by the allied forces (the British Empire, including the ANZACs, and the French) against the Ottoman Empire and the Germans. The purpose of the attack was to break the stale mate on the western front and…

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Battle of Marne {World War I}

The first battle of Marne took place between the 5th and 12th of September 1914. It was between the Allied powers (the French army and the British Expeditionary Force) and the Central powers (the Germans). The Precursors to the Battle of Marne The Germans were executing the 1905 Schlieffen Plan to surprise the French and…

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How to Make Soldier’s Trousers {World War 1}

As you all know, we have been learning all about World War One. As is our norm, the girls will be doing a presentation to mark the end of the unit. Abigail will be dressing up as the only woman ever to fight on the frontlines in the Great War: Flora Sandes. So we needed…

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Causes of World War 1 {World War 1)

The causes of World War 1 are both complex and unbelievable. I mean, people are killed by terrorists everyday, but those deaths don’t tend to cause a world war to break out. So how did the death of one man, Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, create a war which lasted four years and killed an untold…

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