Peace Blitz 73rd anniversar​y of the crash of the G-AESY 15th Aug

Peace in Australia

It is nice to live in a world where there is peace between most of the countries. Most of us are able to live without War or conflicts with our neighbouring countries. However there are some countries that are still unable to find that peace.

Australia has participated in numerous wars- WWI, WWII and the Vietnam War. We sent troops to Iraq and Afghanistan years ago and some are still serving there today. They are actively trying to help keep the Peace in these countries which are struggling to maintain control in their own backyards.

The citizens of Australia never forget those who served our country. On April 25th each year we celebrate Anzac (which stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day. We remember all of the people that were sent to War, who died during battle and those who made it home. They served their country to allow us to live in Peace today.

We also celebrate Remembrance Day which is held every year on the 11th of November to commemorate the end of hostilities of WWI. The war officially ended "at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month" of 1918. In Australia, no matter where we are at 11am on the 11th of November we stop and have a minutes silence to remember all the brave men and woman who lost their lives and fought for us during WWI. Remembrance Day is held all over the world.

On these special days, Australian Citizen’s March for them, pray for them and we remember them.

SPOTLIGHT: The Bridge of Deaths

By M.C.V. Egan

What happens in the moments leading up to disaster? "The Bridge of Deaths" follows the story of a true life event of a plane crash shortly before World War II of an international meeting of many individuals. Compiling a work of intrigue based on those who lost their lives and what they may have been seeking.

Join Bill and Maggie in 2010 London as through their love and curiosity they unravel the secrets from known and little known events in the 1930s. Journey to Denmark on August 15th 1939, at the brink of World War II where a British Airways LTD airplane crashed and sunk. Five deaths were reported: two Standard Oil of New Jersey employees, a German Corporate Lawyer, an English member of Parliament, and a crew member for the airline. The reader walks away with his/her ultimate conclusions. "The Bridge of Deaths' is an unusual yet much recommended read.

Paperback, 372 pages

Published June 13th 2011 by Authorhouse

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  1. This is beautiful Naomi...maybe our children will be able to celebrate a days of great PEACE.
    Thanks for joining our Peace Blitz....

    1. You are welcome!It was fun to set up!! I hope it all goes well!!

  2. Lovely, Naomi... great to read your thoughts!

    1. Thanx Jane!! It's always good to take a step back and think about this. We all want peace, and we will remember.

  3. Great post! The two minutes silence, also observed in the UK of course, has always been very moving for me. More so now when you realise the declining numbers of veterans each year.

    1. That's true, but usually family members step up to fill in now! That makes it great for them to remember.


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