The eleventh hour of November 11 marks the ceasefire ending World War I, a war in which more than 60,000 Australian men were killed.
We remember at this time not only those Australians who were killed in WWI but those killed serving in any conflict around the world.
Here's a map of where Australians have served:
The map is actually interactive. If you go to this site you can see the actual countries / areas involved in each conflict.
Thank you to everyone who is or has served in any of the armed forces around the world!
[UPDATE]Other articles and blogs on the topic which are worth reading:
- Daddy Bear's Den - http://daddybearden.blogspot.com/2010/11/on-veterans.html