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The Battle of Cambrai was the first successful use of tanks in WWI, and the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux was the first time tank opposed tank in battle.
See websites under Q.3 on Weapons above.
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‘Allied victory brought an end to war, suffering and challenges for Australia and its people’. To what extent do experiences of 1919 support this view?
The Armistice and Peace Treaty
(Note the role of Australian Prime Minister Hughes)
Impact of the War on Returned Soldiers, War Widows and Families
(Note that Australia sacrificed by far the greatest per-capita of men of any Allied nation)
Economy and Employment
Politics (Irish vs British; Catholics vs Protestants; Pacifists vs Militarists; Those Who Served vs Those Who Didn't ('Shirkers'); Divisions within the ALP government)
World War I began with immense, rapid, national mobilisations and classical offensive manoeuvres, but after mutual attempts at envelopment at and after the Battle of the Marne, stationary trench warfare ensued across a wide battlefront. A war of attrition set in that called for total national involvement in the war effort.