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Anzac Day is April 25 and honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and died on this day in 1915 at Gallipoli during World War I.

When is the Anzac Day public holiday this year and will people be standing in their driveways again?

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Anzac myth
Bad characters in the AIF
2013 Anzac Day Dawn Service

Albany’s bid for Anzac tourists – As thousands of people stream into Gallipoli for the Anzac Day dawn service, one Australian town is hoping to cash in on the national obsession with World War One. As Belinda Tromp writes, Albany in south west Western Australia plans to become a destination for Anzac pilgrims.

Anzac’s Long Shadow – Antony Funnell is joined by James Brown and Mark Dapin to discuss how Australia’s modern soldiers could ever live up to the legend of soldiers past.

First Dog on the Moon: Guide to Anzac Day

A Turkish Australian perspective on Gallipoli – So what does the battle of Gallipoli mean to the Turkish people?

Teaching difficult histories – Radio NZ

Flickr Groups

Elsewhere on the web
Anzac trees should also be remembered
The Road to the Great War
How footy and Anzac Day overcame a tempestuous beginningme-a-tempestuous-beginning
Fact file: The origins of the Anzac dawn service

Anzac Biscuits
Glad Shute’s Anzac Biscuits
ANZAC biscuit

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