This is why we commemorate Anzac Day
Remembering the events at Gallipoli
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Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance that honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and fell at Gallipoli during the First World War. Commemorated annually since 1916 on April 25, the day marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during that conflict, and those that have since died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations around the world. But to place Anzac Day in context, one first has to understand the events leading up to that fateful day over a century ago.
Click through and find out more about the Gallipoli Campaign and why we commemorate Anzac Day.
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