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Gallipoli in Minecraft® at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, until 24 January 2016

Gallipoli in Minecraft® at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, until 24 January 2016 http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/whats-on/exhibitions/gallipoli-in-minecraft The Gallipoli in Minecraft® exhibition explores the Gallipoli campaign featuring the interactive world of Minecraft® and objects from the Museum’s collections. Minecraft® is a hugely popular online game that is all about breaking and placing blocks. Over the past… Read more »

60 Jahre Bundeswehr (60 Years of the Bundeswehr) at Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr / Military History Museum, Dresden, Germany, from November 3, 2015

60 Jahre Bundeswehr (60 Years of the Bundeswehr) at Militärhistorisches Museum de Bundeswehr / Military History Museum, Dresden, Germany, from November 3, 2015 http://www.mhmbw.de/sonderausstellungen/60-jahre-bundeswehr   The Bundeswehr was established with the swearing in of the first volunteers on 12 November 1955. This special exhibition combines 60 ‘speaking’ exhibits on a journey through time from 1955… Read more »

The Second Battlefield: Nurses in the First World War at National World War I Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 3 November 2015 – 6 March 2016

The Second Battlefield: Nurses in the First World War at National World War I Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 3 November 2015 – 6 March 2016 https://theworldwar.org Nursing played a crucial role during the First World War. Emergency medical practices evolved enormously during the war years (1914–1918) and thousands more medical workers were… Read more »

Gallipoli: The scale of our war at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, until 2018

Gallipoli: The scale of our war at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, until 2018 http://gallipoli.tepapa.govt.nz/mosaic   To mark the World War I centenary, Te Papa has joined forces with Weta Workshop to tell New Zealand’s story of the eight-month Gallipoli campaign through the eyes of eight ordinary New Zealanders, each… Read more »

The myriad faces of war: 1917 and its legacy at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, 25-28 April 2017

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  The myriad faces of war: 1917 and its legacy at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, 25-28 April 2017 http://myriadfaces.org   Key events of 1917 not only influenced the outcome of 
World War I but continue to be felt in political, social, and cultural spheres. Using 1917 as a focal… Read more »

Afghanistan: The Australian story at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia

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http://www.awm.gov.au/exhibitions/afghanistan-australian-story/   The war in Afghanistan and operations in the Middle East have engaged thousands of Australian men and women, both military and civilian, for over a decade. According to the AWM, the ‘mission aims to assist the people of Afghanistan, but also to promote the security of the region, diminish the influence of terrorist… Read more »

Road to Recovery: Disabled soldiers of World War I at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand, from August 2014

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http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/WhatsOn/exhibitions/Pages/RoadtoRecoveryDisabledsoldiersofWorldWarI.aspx   Road to Recovery: Disabled soldiers of  World War I reflects on the unimaginable physical destruction caused by the war. The exhibition explores how New Zealand soldiers disabled in the hostilities were supported to regain their personal and economic independence. Eight large-scale exhibition prints taken during the last year of the war poignantly illustrate… Read more »

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families, a book by Michael Fitzgerald and Claire Regnault
 Publication date: August 2014 and exhibition at Te Papa

Imperial War Museum London

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Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War exhibition at Imperial War Museum London, UK, until 8 March 2015

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RedBlueRedBlue by Mark Anstee at Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, UK
2-31 August 2014