ANZACs remembered ninety years after assault on Gallipoli
Monday, April 25, 2005
Australians and New Zealanders throughout the world stood still for their national war memorial days in remembrance of the failed — ANZAC — , Turkey that began on 25 April 1915. The fateful attack was designed to end the First World War more quickly by creating a supply line to . A hundred-thousand died in the battle, remembered every year as by both nations.
The British-directed battle of Gallipoli is often seen as the defining moment in the 'birth' of Australia and New Zealand. With New Zealand Helen Clark saying "For New Zealand as for Australia it was at Gallipoli that our young nations came of age." . This being the 90th anniversary of the attack, Clark, Australian John Howard and Britain's are all at Gallipoli to remember that fateful campaign.
Some controversy has been created about Australian John Howard not attending the New Zealand ceremony at on the Gallipoli Peninsula. This has upset many people as it is a break in a tradition that the Prime Ministers attend the ceremonies of both countries.
- "Gallipoli dead remembered at dawn" — , April 25, 2005
- "Battle for Gallipoli: February 1915 - January 1916" — , April 25, 2005
- "No joy in the killing fields: Clarke" — , April 25, 2005
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