Thursday, November 11, 2010

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month ....

we remember!

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 -
... [/UPDATE]


Suldog said...

Indeed, Thanks! May God bless all who have served us.

DaddyBear said...

Julie, I've been honored to serve a few time with Aussie and other Commonwealth troops, and every one of them was a professional and a warrior. My country is truly blessed to have allies such as you all.

Old NFO said...

Thanks for remembering Julie, I was privileged to be an invited guest on HMAS Paramutta during the Remembrance Day celebration in 2009. That was special.

Anonymous said...

Lest we forget.