Anzac


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Anzac

1. (in World War I) a soldier serving with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
2. (now) any Australian or New Zealand soldier
3. the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915
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By late August, General William Birdwood, commander of 1st Anzac Corps, reduced assault objectives to a distance of 50-100 yards with, at best, limited artillery support on the objective itself.
On 25 April 1915, ANZAC soldiers landed at Gallipoli in Turkey.
This was also an era characterised by a rapid growth in 'battlefield heritage', particularly at Gallipoli, Kokoda and the Somme, with attendance at Anzac Day ser vices in situ at Anzac Cove and at parallel events in Australia, on the rise (Sumartojo, 2015).
Even its title, Gallipoli, immediately conjures images of Anzac stereotypes: brave young men--loyal larrikins--who make the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
In fact, apart from Australia and New Zealand, it was the Indian forces that landed at ANZAC Cove on April 25, 1915.
The huge crowd waited in silence for dawn to break yesterday at Anzac cove.
Australians of all backgrounds are able to identify with the Anzac values, Wellings said, while few choose to identify with the country's "White Australia" past.
How much of Anzac commemoration is remembering the war's dead and how much is politics?
The Anzac Legend thereby became a means for the Australian government to unite the nation and impose a sense of national pride to its people while the country endured many war-time hardships.
The only memorial to an enemy commander on Anzac Parade is the Kemal Ataturk Memorial.
The Anzac Day commemoration goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915.
Amman, April 24 (Petra) -- The Australian Embassy in Amman, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mired Bin Rd, held a commemorative service to mark the ANZAC Day.