The Gallipoli campaign lasted for 8 months and during this time 8700 Australian men died and a further 19,000 were wounded.
The Australian and New Zealand forces were part of a larger multinational allied force that included British, French and Indian troops. It is hard now to imagine the reality that was Gallipoli between April 1915 and January 1916, but it has been said that is has helped to forge an Australian identity and a consciousness of Australia's place in the world.
The first official Anzac Day was observed in 1916 and since then the legend of the 'digger' and the nature of Anzac has continued to fascinate scholars, soldiers, politicians and the general public.
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- Anzac Day - Study and teaching
- Australia -- History, Military -- 1914-1918
- Gallipoli Peninsula (Turkey) -- History, Military
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula
- Britannica Online *You will need your user name and password to use these resources.
- ANZAC Portal Department of Veterans Affairs
- Anzac Day - Portal to the Anzac spirit - Board of studies NSW
- ANZAC Connections Department of Veterans Affairs
- Gallipoli and Australians
- Anzac Day
- ABC Splash: Anzac
- ABC Splash: Gallipoli and World War
- National Anzac Portal: Anzac stories presented in partnership with The Australian newspaper