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Today, 25th April is the anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli during WW1.

2015 marks the centenary of this event and the various commemorative events have attracted huge interest and some of the largest crowds ever. 241 more words


Once, a hundred years ago today...

Today, April 25th is ANZAC Day for Australians and New Zealanders – the day we celebrate a great defeat. A bloodbath at Gallipoli, in 1915. We became the canon fodder offered by the British. 230 more words


ANZAC Day: Lest we forget

Photo credit: Lutars Travel

Today is ANZAC day in Australia and New Zealand. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at what is now Anzac Cove in Gallipoli, Turkey. 724 more words


ANZAC Day - Lest we forget

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.” 11 more words


their sacrifice for our tomorrow

Today marks 100 years since the landing at Gallipoli, where thousands of Australians and New Zealanders died at war, for us. And across our great nation and theirs, we remember them. 288 more words



It’s going to be a big ANZAC Day today so get up and join the crowd in Fremantle. The sunset ceremony will be at Monument Hill in two hours and then there will be the ANZAC breakfast at Kings Square. 82 more words


Filling the void

As a boy growing up in Australia, if it fell on a weekday we would have a day off school so that we could watch the morning military parade through the streets of Melbourne and wonder at the solemnity of the service at the Shrine of Remembrance in St. 1,250 more words