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Absence of the Normal

There’s not many jobs down here in Cornwall with a bit of security, so when I was eighteen I went in the army. I did weigh up the risks before I went in. 737 more words

Cornwall

From Flickr: "Chairman Mao's good soldier - Wang Jie" by chineseposters.net

Designer: Gao Shan (高山)
1966, July
Chairman Mao’s good soldier – Wang Jie
Mao zhuxide hao zhanshi – Wang Jie (毛主席的好战士 – 王杰)
Call nr.: BG E15/565 (Landsberger collection) 14 more words

Memories Of A Soldier

I close my eyes and inhale an immensely deep breath, as I surrender to the knowledge that this may very well be the conclusion of my life, within my breast my heart strains, pulsating heavier than ever before, as the distant cry of battle occupies my perception and I am plagued by vivid recollections of all those years ago. 278 more words

Poetry

Attrition: An ANZAC Story

Mud. Thick, brown mud. Mud that sticks to your boots clogs your rifle barrel and covers everything in sight. If Private John Stanley never saw another glob of dark, dull mud again that would be great. 1,801 more words

Fiction

Lest We Forget

Today is April 25, 2015 – ANZAC* Day. Where Australians commemorate 100 years since landing on the shores of Gallipoli.

Many people have attended the dawn service this morning at 5:30am all over Australia (and around the world). 58 more words

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Walk For A Cause

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Fundraising

Lest we Forget

In the hustle and business of life, it can be easy to overlook those things which makes us who we are.  Let us not forget those who gave their life for use so that we can live in freedom now.

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