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War memorial smashed in attack - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

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A war memorial stone was smashed and poppy wreaths shredded during an overnight attack.
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Australia waits on US-Afghan decision - The Australian

Australia waits on US-Afghan decision
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AUSTRALIA is still waiting on the US to decide its post-2014 troop commitment to Afghanistan before announcing how many Australian troops will remain, Defence Minister Stephen Smith says.
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Historians debate importance of Anzac legend - full

Some historians argue Australia places too much emphasis on the Anzac legend and has forgotten other voices from the past.
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Joe's Letters, WWII: "All the 'gen' from home"

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A bit of background for newcomers Joe (aka 'Mac' to his RAF comrades) was my Uncle, but we never met. His precious letters have come into my possession some near-70 years after they were written. I...
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Anzac Spirit

The Anzac spirit or Anzac legend is a concept which suggests that Australian and New Zealand soldiers possess shared characteristics, specifically the qualities those soldiers are believed to have shown on the battlefield in World War I.[1] These qualities cluster around several ideas, including endurance, courage, ingenuity, good humour, larrikinism, and mateship.[2] According to this concept, the soldiers are perceived to have been innocent and fit, stoical and laconic, irreverent in the face of authority, naturally egalitarian and disdainful of British class differences.[3]

The Anzac spirit also tends to capture the idea of an Australian and New Zealand "national character", with the Gallipoli Campaign often described as being the moment of birth of the nationhood of both Australia[3] and New Zealand.[4][5][6]

The concept was first expressed in the reporting of the landing at Anzac Cove by Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett; as well as later on and much more extensively by Charles Bean. It is regarded as an Australian legend, although its critics refer to it as the Anzac myth.[3][7][8][9][10]

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Bangor veteran of World War II exemplifies the way life should be - Bangor Daily News

Bangor veteran of World War II exemplifies the way life should be - Bangor Daily News | All ANZACs are Heros | Scoop.it
Bangor veteran of World War II exemplifies the way life should be
Bangor Daily News
Even before we got talking about Don's three years in the Army Air Corps during World War II, I was impressed and uplifted by this handsome, humble, optimistic man.
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Tickets for ANZAC Day centenary celebrations only by special ballot - NEWS.com.au

Tickets for ANZAC Day centenary celebrations only by special ballot - NEWS.com.au | All ANZACs are Heros | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Tickets for ANZAC Day centenary celebrations only by special ballot NEWS.com.au AUTHORITIES are warning against unscrupulous tour companies selling tickets to ANZAC Day centenary commemorations in 2015, announcing a special...
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ANZAC Portrait Series - Allan Brideoake - Part 1

This is one of the most amazing stories of survival we have ever heard. Allan Brideoake served with the 2/19th AIF in Malaya and was captured by the Japanese...
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A man's amazing story of survival during WW2

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