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Cutting Back On ANZAC Day At Gallipoli? Didn’t We Say We Wouldn’t Let The Terrorists Win?

December 3, 2015 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ ANZAC Day, April 25th, is the most revered day on the Australian calendar. For background on this most important of days, see the information and further links at the following link…..TonyfromOz. ANZAC Day – 25th April 2015 – Centenary Commemoration Pardon? What happened to all that talk about not letting the […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2011

April 25, 2011 by


WHY THIS SPECIAL DAY IS COMMEMORATED IN AUSTRALIA At 4.15Am on the 25th April 1915 an untried Corps of Australian soldiers waded ashore from the longboats that had brought them there from the large troopships further out to sea. As they came ashore in the Dawn’s half light they were mowed down in droves by […]

ANZAC Day – 25th April 2010

April 25, 2010 by


ANZAC is capitalised because it is an acronym, and stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The image at left shows the Gallipoli Peninsula. The map is from the Australian War Memorial. Click on the image and it will open in a new and larger window. At 4.15Am on the 25th April 1915 an […]

Troop Drawdown.

July 15, 2008 by


THE ‘DRAW DOWN’ OF TROOPS. I have a healthy attitude of cynicism towards ‘most’ television news reporters. They are there to read the news stories that scroll across the autocue in front of them. They do this with a confidence that is supposed to give us the impression that they actually know what they are […]

Birth of a Nation (Part 2)

April 26, 2008 by


A NATION BECOMES AUSTRALIA (Part Two) It’s been mentioned to me that the title of the ANZAC article might have raised some questions, so as a form of clarification, I’ll explain why I worded it in that manner. I used it as a sort of play on words, but one that goes directly to the […]

The Birth Of A Nation

April 24, 2008 by


A NATION BECOMES AUSTRALIA The nets were dropped over the sides of the ships as the large rowing boats pulled alongside. In the dark, fully laden soldiers went over the side and moved down the nets into those boats. It was around 3 AM, and it was a Sunday morning. The boats were towed a […]