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  • Subject is exactly "World War, 1914-1918"

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_042.pdf
Punch issue no. 3080, vol. CXXI, Aug. 6, 1914. Contains local news as well as articles and cartoons of the war. Engraving on cover "Setting fire to Europe."

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_019.pdf
For voice and piano. "Welcome home edition."

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_017.pdf
Rare copy from the Richard Travers Collection. Includes nominal roll.

https://repository.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb_WWI_005.pdf
"But for the strength of the Empire's Navy, enemy aeroplanes would be over Melbourne [?]"

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Pamphlets-Ephemera/rb-wwi-pamphlets-002.pdf
This souvenir of The Great War of 1914 is issued with the object of giving an artistic and true idea of the Beautiful Cities of the Nations who are now at war. The number of British Subjects who were resident in the various countries at the…

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By placing the first five maps round that of Germany and Austria the strategy of the Allies will be clearly perceived. The tightening of this cordon should be watched with the greatest interest to which these Maps will materially assist.

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Pamphlets-Ephemera/rb-wwi-pamphlets-011.pdf
Souvenir Christmas card with a poem and engraving tied with red and blue ribbon. On the cover is written Gallipoli, Flanders, Egypt, France. The card is addressed To Winnie, From Charl.

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Advertisement card for a morale boosting carnical. Five lines of patriotic verse on the back of the card reads
"On! On! You've got to carry on -
For the sake of every one of us who's gone
For the flag that flies above
And the country that we love,…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/Monographs/rb-monographs-002.pdf
Left Australia, 19 February, torpedoed Anzac Day, 25 April, 1917, with a few laughs in between.
The story of the last trip of the troopship Ballarat which was torpedoed Anzac Day 1917 and the rescue of the ships crew and soldiers. It also contains…

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Also includes a Includes card titled "Greetings from France"

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Tourists who knew Ypres and its Rue de Lille in the days of peace can best appreciate the awfulness of its fate in the war

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Les prisonniers faits le 2 jour de l'offensive passant par Saint-Etienne du Temple pour Être dirigés sur des camps de concentration. Leur nombre total pendant l'offensive se monte a environ 22 000. German prisoners captured during the second day…

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Message on card reads "France 1/7/16 Dear Winnie, Have not had a mail for a long time the boys are becoming restless about it, we are inclined to thnk it has been sunk. I expect to hear from Clyde soon as he should be near England now; he will have…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-175.jpg
Message on card reads "France 9/5/18 Dear Win, Here is some more statuary for you. I have written this letter on my knee and consequently have not given much news but I know you will understand. "C'est la guerre" says the Frenchman (they blame…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 29/11/17 Dear Win, You will think I send you nothing but ruins but they are the only cards worth sending about here. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I have not yet frozen though I am pretty close to it. Weather is very bleak. Yours Stan"

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-169.jpg
Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/2/17 Dear Winnie, I haven't yet seen the beautiful women that France is noted for yet. No doubt they are to be found somewhere. Yours…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Rare-Books/WWI-Postcards/Album/rb-wwi-postcards-168.jpg
Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 4/12/16 Dear Win, I would rather give you ten pounds than be with the crowd swimming today, it is terribly cold. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "France 13/1/17 Dear Winnie, Just a card to let you know I am quite right again. I am going to the base. Yours Stan"

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Message on card reads "This place was the residence of the Fairfax families in Cromwell's time. The Postmaster General lives there at present."
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