This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly.  As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

Peter Corlett, Man in the mud. For Australians, the horrific face of modern battle was first seen during the First World War. History and WWI

ANZAC idea - Poppy collages for Remembrance Day (tissue paper, scrapbook paper, glitter glue) - I'd possibly do it on a blue background

ANZAC idea - Poppy collages for Remembrance Day (tissue paper, scrapbook paper, glitter glue) - I'd possibly do it on a blue background

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 by thompsoe, via Flickr

Australian soldiers in trenches at Gallipoli, 1915 - Unknown Australian solders in trenches at Gallipoli, probably stretcher bearers of the Battalion AIF, 1915

Remembrance Day word search pdf link

Print and enjoy this Remembrance Day word search and Remembrance Day word scramble - the latter featuring words from Dr John McCrae's poem, "In Flanders Fields".

Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen and a list of ANZAC resources for you

Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen - plus lots of links to extra ANZAC activities

An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI

ANZAC art - water based paint or dyed background with black paper silhouette

ANZAC art - water based paint or dyed background with black paper silhouette

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name…

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