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Anzacs from both wars feature in forgotten 'treasure trove' of historic photos.
#Australia discovers the Library of Congress collection. Good on ya!… via @abcnews
.@abcnews #AnzacDay "forgotten trove of historic pics."
This pic of an Australian snow ball fight on #Jerusalem's Jaffa Road 1942 is one of my favorites.

BTW, I suspect American Colony pics of Turkish army in Beersheba in WWI provided key intel to British/ANZAC troops. Image
This pic of an #ANZAC ANZAC Digger at the Western Wall in WWI has to be one of my favorites. It was colourized in Australia in the 1920s.
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President #Erdogan’s words were unfortunately taken out of context. He was responding to the so-called ‘manifesto’ of the terrorist who killed 50 innocent Muslims in Christchurch, NewZealand. Turks have always been the most welcoming & gracious hosts to their #Anzac visitors.
The terrorist’s manifesto not only targeted Erdogan himself but also the Turkish people and the Turkish state. As he was giving the speech at the Canakkale (Gallipoli) commemoration, he framed his remarks in a historical context of attacks against Turkey, past and present.
Within the context of what I explained below, here is the translation of what @rt_erdogan actually said: ImageImage
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Happy Monday - it turns out, there are numerous excellent photographs of people drinking tea in the @I_W_M collection. I'll share just a few of them below 👇🏼
An #Australian Comforts Fund canteen provides a cup of tea for a soldier, Herbert Baldwin, 1916, © IWM E(AUS) 34 #warphotos #ANZAC
Tiny, a small donkey found dying by the roadside by 26th Divisional Train. Tiny allegedly had been known to take 9 mugs of tea in succession. 1915, Ariel Varges, Salonika © IWM Q 31579.
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