World War I Essay | Australian Participation in 20th Century Wars

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Australian Participation in 20th Century Wars

Summary: Brief descriptions of the role Australia played in 20th century wars, including World Wars I and II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq.
The First World War

Bosnian Serb terrorists assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, during a visit to Sarajevo. As a result of this, Austria declared war on Serbia on 28th July. Russia determined to support Serbia began to gather its forces on 30th July. Germany then declared war on Russia on 1st August. France said that it would stand with Russia so Germany then declared war on France. Germany invaded Belgium on 4th August so Britain declared war on Germany. The year was 1914 and the world was officially at war.

Australian volunteers signed up and were organised into the Australian Imperial Force (AIF). By 1914 the first 20, 000 soldiers of the AIF were training in Egypt. They're with them 10, 000 New Zealand soldiers. They were reorganised into the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC).

After four and a half months of training, the Anzacs...

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