ANZAC Day History

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Landing at Gallipoli
25 April 1915

We Shall Remember

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What is ANZAC Day?

We commemorate ANZAC Day every April 25, but why is it considered our most important national occasion?
(Lower Primary)


ANZAC: The Gallipoli Story

This was the landing at Gallipoli, on April 25, 1915, as described by some of the men that lived through it.
More than 50,000 Australian troops fought here
. 4:46


Fast Facts - New Zealand: The First World War

The video focuses on New Zealand's involvement in the First World War. 1:45


Fast Facts - World War 1: Trench Life

A look at what life was like in the trenches for soldiers of the First World War.  1:44


A Tribute to the Original ANZACS

Dedicated to all who have gone in harm's way on behalf of Australia and  New Zealand.
This is the Gallipoli campaign in the Dardenelles. 7:37


The Gallipoli Speech of Ataturk

The compassionate words of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk for the fallen soldiers of Gallipoli.  2:59


The Last ANZAC Song

The Last ANZAC  song was written to perpetuate the memory of Alec Campbell, the last ANZAC.
Alec expressed his hope for  World Peace. He believed that if we strive for peace in our local communities,
this would flow on to the rest of the world. 2:59


Anzac - Gallipoli 1915

WS Room 13 selected the song Godspeed by the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, to commemorate
the bravery of the Anzac troops at Gallipoli. 5:28


Letter from Gallopili

Frank Clark's letter from Gallipoli produced for the Auckland War Memorial Museum by Storyboards. 3:34


ANZAC Song Tribute

The Anzac song describes the realization that young men have given their lives so we can live in a free country. 3:07



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