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Commemorating the Sacrifices of Members of the Armed Forces.

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Between 4 and 7 June 1942, the US Navy defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy attack against Midway Atoll, in what has been described as "the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare".

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Between 27 May and early hours of 4 June 1940, over 300,000 Allied soldiers were evacuated from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk.

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Following the failed campaign to capture Norway by Allied forces and growing pressure from the opposition, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain resigned from office on 10 May 1940. Winston Churchill then became Prime Minister.

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The Battle of Ceylon was an air attack on British warships, harbour installations, and air bases by the Imperial Japanese Navy in Colombo, Ceylon, on Easter Sunday, 5 April 1942, during 1942.

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On the 25th April 2013, Australians and New Zealanders will unite to commemorate the ANZAC soldiers who lost their life during the Gallipoli Penisula expedition.

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The First World War had a profound effect on Canada's history- enabling them to become more independent.

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This week 73 years ago, saw the start of rationing of basic foodstuffs in the UK.

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Around Christmas 1914 a number of ceasefires took place along the Westen Front during World War I, this has come to be known as The Christmas Truce.

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission and War Memorials Trust are seperate organisations.

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The 16th December 2012 marks the 98th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.

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