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Lest We Forget - 2009

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Anzac Day - April 25, 2009

Poppies  They shall 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.

  excerpt from "For the Fallen"(see link below)

Full text of the Poems "For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)

and "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae (1872-1918)

Digger History - A History of  The Poppy of Remembrance

Australian War Memorial - Commemoration, Red Poppies

Australian War Memorial - Anzac Day Tradition

Australian Govt. Depatrment of Veterans' Affairs Site - Gallipoli and the ANZACS

Stories from 244 West Australians about their wartime experiences - ANZAC - A Grateful State Remembers

New Zealand perspective - New Zealand and ANZAC Day + link to the Gallipoli Campaign

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - CWGC site

Gallipoli Memorials - Graveyards and Cemeteries 

Wikipedia - The Gallipoli Campaign

Australian Government , great links - Australia at War

Interactive 3D Documentary, ABC web site - Gallipoli the First Day

 

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