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Lone Pine Penny


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This commemorative penny features an image of the Battle of Lone Pine. The backing card, which it is embedded in.

The battle of Lone pine, 5:30am on the 6th of August 1915, the 1st Brigade A.I.F launched across no-man's-land and broke into the heavily fortified Turkish trenches at Lone Pine. They took the front trenches within 30 minutes but faced four days of fierce fighting as Turkish forces fought to regain lost ground. On the 9th of August the Turks abandoned the fight. Some 2,000 diggers were killed or wounded in the battle. Seven Victoria Crosses were awarded.

Image courtesy of Military Shop.

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