The Nek 1915 – a visual description

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Charles Bean (Australia’s official First World War correspondent) considered the combination of visual records, written records and relics collected from the field of battle, would present a comprehensive, powerful account of Australia’s involvement in the First World War, and help people gain an understanding of what happened. Charles Bean recognised …

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Diary Entry for Armistice Day, 1918

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Widely regarded as one of the most important personal sources relating to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, this World War One diary is a first-hand account by one of New Zealand’s greatest soldiers, Brigadier-General Herbert Hart. Day by day through the Great War, from Gallipoli to the Somme and Passchendaele, …

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