Gallipoli Campaign

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  • Gallipoli Campaign

    the patients’ faces all look so pale with the flickering ship’s lights.” Sister Ella Tucker, Australian Army Nursing Service, Hospital Ship Gascon, off Gallipoli S ister Tucker’s account offers a different perspective to the more familiar image of the brave ‘natural soldiers’ who landed on a Gallipoli beach as volunteers of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) proudly fighting under their own flag for the very first time. With the landing of the Australian troops on 25 April 1915 the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp (Anzac) legend was born. Australia’s official WWI historian Charles Bean shaped this legend in words: “Anzac stood, and still stands, for reckless valour in a good cause, for enterprise, resourcefulness,…

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  • The Gallipoli Campaign

    Zealand gained for camaraderie and always having high moral, we also identified ourselves as a nation. Of course the battle I am talking about is the Gallipoli Campaign. Gallipoli is located about 700kms from the capital of Turkey, Ankara. A strategy to bring Germany down was to bring her allies down. The First Lord of the Admiralty of the British government, Winston Churchill, made the decision to launch and attack on one of Germany’s major allies, Turkey. His plan was to capture the…

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  • Gallipoli Informative Speech

    grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.’ ANZAC is a term which can define our nation. It is a legend which every Australian holds dear and one that will be passed down through generations forevermore. It is on this solemn day, the 25th of April, our country gathers, as one, to commemorate the audacious actions of those noble men and women, who, over a century ago,…

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  • Gallipoli Campaign Essay

    World War I, also called “The Great War” or “The war to end all wars”. It was fought from 1914-1919; the fighting lasting until 1918. Most people also know that the war was fought between the Allies and the Central Powers. I’m sure you’ve heard of many of the battles fought during the war. Maybe you did some research in high school about this topic. There are a great array of issues and themes to choose from when talking about World War I, and likewise not everything could be talked about in…

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  • Anzac Day Research Paper

    it would be like to see a kangaroo bouncing across the street and thinking it’s completely normal? I have to say that is it something totally normal when visiting Australia. Australia is a country surrounded by water but yet, has many things to do and see. Best time to visit Australia is in January and to be a part, along with every other Australian, the greatest annual event that is Anzac day 25th January and Australia day that is held on January 26th. . Anzac day is a national day…

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  • Gallipoli Campaign Research Paper

    The Gallipoli campaign is claimed to have played a major role in making a sense of national identity for the Australians soldiers. Each year on Anzac Australians and New Zealanders remember all those men and women who sacrificed their lives to protect our country against the Turks. The War started on the 25th of April 1915 on the beaches of the Gallipoli Peninsular. The War on in Gallipoli lasted for eight grueling long months with the Australian troops fighting alongside the New Zealand,…

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  • The Bloodiest Day In Australia Essay

    Australian history. Gallipoli is remembered for the braveness of our soldiers the Anzacs and this war is very recognised. The battle of fromelles had 5,533 Australian casualties in a meir 24 hours compared to the Gallipoli campaign lasting more than 8 months and is recognised more than the bloody battle of Fromelles. From 19th July, 1916 to the 20th July, 1916 The battle of Fromelles took place. This battle is known as the bloodiest day in Australian history. 5, 533 Australian 5th division…

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  • Gallipoli Film Analysis

    The very best films, indubitably, are those which entice our intellectual capacities, enrich our understanding as to the inexplicable depths of the human condition, and broaden our comprehension of the ideas which underpin society. The 1981 film, Gallipoli, is a stunning example of such a possibility with its authentic and compelling portrayal of warfare and propaganda. Through the employment of a myriad of visual and verbal techniques, Peter Weir (the director) is able to develop the film’s key…

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  • Peter Weir's Film Gallipoli

    In the year 1981 Peter Weir created a movie named Gallipoli, which was based around the major invasion of Gallipoli involving Australia in world war one. The two main characters Archy Hamilton (Mark Lee) and Frank Dunne (Mel Gibson) have an unbreakable mateship, which remains strong even through times of pain and doubt they were still best mates. Mateship is shown everywhere through you the movie but it firsts starts at the ‘Kimberly Gift’ where these two men first met each other. After the…

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  • How Did Saunders Shape Australia

    Racism has been a significant issue over the years and continues to be somewhat of a buzzword in todays society. Reginald Walter Saunders is an excellent example of a man who overcame racism in one of the most difficult of circumstances. Saunders was an Indigenous Australian who fought in WWII both for his county and his rights as an Aborigine. He later became known as the first Aboriginal commissioned officer in the Australian army. Throughout his time of service, he made a significant impact…

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