Australian History/World War I
Taking German New Guinea[edit | edit source]
Gallipoli[edit | edit source]
On the 25th of April in 1915, 16,000 Australian and New Zealand troops began fighting hard on the Gallipoli peninsula to relieve pressure on Russian allies, with a tough stalemate against Ottoman forces lasting eight months.
Spanish Flu[edit | edit source]
Australia began taking precautions against the Spanish Flu on October 17th, 1918, and the virus was contained until January 1919.
- "National Museum of Australia - Gallipoli landing" (in en). https://www.nma.gov.au/defining-moments/resources/gallipoli-landing. Retrieved 12 November 2020.
- "National Museum of Australia - Influenza pandemic" (in en). https://www.nma.gov.au/defining-moments/resources/influenza-pandemic. Retrieved 12 November 2020.