Today is ANZAC Day

Posted in: World War I
Written by Aaron Jones on 12th November 2013 at 10:13am
Today is ANZAC Day

For most 25th April 2013 is just like any normal day, but for Australian and New Zealander's it is the 98th ANZAC Day- an annivesary of the Australian and New Zealand identity was born.


Today is the 25th April 2013, the date recognised by Australian and New Zealanders as the 98th ANZAC Day. On 25th April 1915, the birth of Australia and New Zealand's nations identities is considered to happen.

 

For many Australians and New Zealanders the pilgrimage to the battlefield of Gallipoli where the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps fought their now famous battle is a right of passage.

 

Tonight, many Australians and New Zealanders will be paying their respects to the forefathers of their nations that fought in the Battle of Gallipoli, in various different location all over Europe.

 

You can learn more about the Battle of Gallipoli and ANZAC on our site.

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