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Anzac Tours 2016

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. anzac tour 2016 The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, whose soldiers were known as Anzacs. Anzac Day remains one of the most important national occasions of both Australia and New Zealand, a rare instance of two sovereign countries not only sharing the same remembrance day, but making reference to both countries in its name. When war broke out in 1914, Australia and New Zealand had been dominions of the British Empire for thirteen and seven years respectively. anzac tour 2016

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Gallipoli Anzac Day Tours

Gallipoli Anzac Day Tours The best that the War Memorial can do at the moment is a ”composite replica badge … struck to commemorate those who served at Gallipoli from April to December 1915”,

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Commemorative Gallipoli ring from The Bradford Exchange. Anzac Day Turkey
Or one can buy a ”Gallipoli Lone Pine cotton pouch” full of shavings from a fallen branch of the Lone Pine tree, or a wooden notepad holder, or pen, or trinket box , or even a two-up set carved from this fallen branch. The branch that fell was of some size, but I am beginning to think that Lone Pine tree relics are going to end up somewhat like relics of the True Cross – with enough wood to build an ark. Anzac Tours Gallipoli

These tawdry AWM ”souvenirs” of a great battlefield are not good enough. Not enough to give a person a warm ”Gallipoli experience”, let alone to imbue them with that spirit of patriotism, selfless sacrifice, endurance, concern for one another, courage in the face of adversity, and unquestioning obedience to orders that the centenary is apparently all about. Gallipoli Anzac Day Tours

 

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In 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers formed part of an Allied expedition that set out to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula, gallipoli anzac day tours turkey according to a plan by Winston Churchill to open the way to the Black Sea for the Allied navies. The objective was to capture Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire, which was an ally of Germany during the war. gallipoli anzac day tours turkey

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