How the 1918 Armistice was celebrated in Australia – video

Australian troops expected the war to drag on, so peace was greeted in the trenches with stunned silence, says senior war memorial historian Aaron Pegram. Back home there were scenes of celebration in Sydney and Melbourne. But the euphoria subsided as wounded soldiers returned and the conflict cast a long shadow over the country for years to come

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