Eric Bogle - The Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Someone's compilation- note that when embedding this software ends up taking the comments made on Youtube and slapping them in here -and I am in no way claiming anything but posting the embed code here.

Edited later: I posted the video because of the song; the references in the song are very Australian-centric, and although it appears as the person that compiled the video was Canadian (not that there is anything wrong with that, of course- but ... a good deal of the references - like 'Marching in Parade every April' -that specifically refers to ANZAC Day (25th April), and there are parades in -all towns and cities no matter the size, and almost always centered upon the towns' memorial. Memorials in Australia (I can't speak to NZ as I have never had the good fortune to have paid them a visit) have been a central part of many communities of all sizes (to the smallest incorporated area - just like Civil War memorials are to the US (north and south alike). It is a big deal here in Australia - like a very solemn Memorial Day.

At some point I will have to compile the photos of war memorials here... well it is on the list at any point.

Views: 25


You need to be a member of ConsimWorld to add comments!

Join ConsimWorld

Help Center

Latest Activity

Peter Loop updated their profile
9 hours ago
John Kranz posted a discussion

Site outage

We are working to fix several of our web sites that are offline due to DNS errors. We are working…See More
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Before & After Alexander: The Legend and Legacy of Alexander the Great" by…"
Steve K commented on Steve K's blog post Games I'm Playing 2020
"Tiny Battles' Okinawa! after one month: US 10th Army pushing against the Shuri Line."
Feb 22
Joseph replied to John Kranz's discussion What are you playing?
"Played: "Sword of Rome" by GMT. Did not finish but all had lots of fun. Playing the new…"
Feb 20
Profile IconGilles and PabloM joined ConsimWorld
Feb 20
John Kranz posted a blog post
Feb 20
Steve K commented on Steve K's blog post Games I'm Playing 2020
"The Saturday Group played GMT's "Sword of Rome".  Only made it through 2 turns…"
Feb 18




CSW Related Links

© 2020   Created by John Kranz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service