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Events announced for Gallipoli commemorations

The 100-year anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign will be one of the key centenaries marked by the UK as part of its First World War commemorations. More than 550,000 Allied troops took part in the campaign and events to mark the conflict will be … Continue reading

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Australian PM highlights importance of WW1 in shaping nation

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has said Gallipoli was one of a ‘tide of events’ that shaped the Australian nation. In his Anzac Day address at the Australian War Memorial, Abbott also called for Australians to remember the Western Front … Continue reading

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Interest in ANZAC Day grows in France

ANZAC Day, held every year on 25 April, and commemorating the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps’ (ANZAC) 1915 landing at Gallipoli, has an increasing resonance in France, reports France 24. More than 8,700 Australians died at Gallipoli, along with … Continue reading

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