Remembrance Day 11th November - to honour and remember all those who were affected, injured, or gave their lives in Service to their country - lest we forget...x
Joseph Ambrose. World War I veteran, attending the dedication for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982, holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean war.
This Day in History: CHRISTMAS DAY TRUCE
Growing up during the Vietnam War, I heard on the radio that the military powers declared a cease fire for Christmas Day. I remember my indi...
Harry Patch - last surving soldier of WW1. He outlived his children & 3 wives. He only spoke about it when 100 before dying aged 111, 1 month, 1 week & 1day. One recollection:- We came across a lad who was ripped open from his shoulder to his waist by shrapnel & lying in a pool of blood. When we got to him, he said: 'Shoot me' before we could draw a revolver, he was dead. The final word he uttered was 'Mother.' It's an image that has haunted me all my life, seared into my mind..
Woolworths under fire for Anzac 'Fresh in our Memories' campaign
Supermarket giant Woolworths ends a controversial Anzac Day campaign that saw the company's logo and the phrase Fresh in our Memories placed over the images of former soldiers.