1. Camden

    Anzac day

    Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives ... You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours ... You, the mothers who sent their...
  2. bal canavar

    Anzac monument

    Is the ruling party slowly obliterating the Republican traces of the likes of Attaturk, the iconic Anzac monument at Gallipoli has been obliterated and the officials have said it is being renovated .... but people think it's an excuse to remove traces of the founder's iconic words...
  3. Carolyn

    On Anzac Day

    The poignant words of probably one of the greatest leaders of modern times on this anniversary of Anzac Day. They never fail to bring tears to my eyes. Ataturk’s Letter to Anzac Mothers “Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives... You are now lying in the soil of a friendly...

    Anzac day

    At the end of April I am taking some friends down to Gillpoli for Anzac day. Can any of you fine folk recommend a reasonable hotel in the centre Canakkale where we can rest our weary bones for a few nights Thanks in advance for you help.
  5. C

    95 years on- ANZAC Day ceremonies observed in Turkey

    Another post has started on the ANZAC story of Smpson Fitz Patrick and his Donkey, so I might add in the absence of Ceemac, some articles published today about the memorial services held up at Canakkale's Dardanelle peninsula where one of battlefields of WW1 was, 95 years ago So many lives lost...
  6. geordie_nev

    Anzac - John Simpson Kirkpatrick

    Being half Geordie half Turkish I guess it’s understandable that I have a natural interest in finding out stories connecting Turkey and the North East of England. The Sultan Osman I, the biggest battle ship in the world at the time was built for the Ottoman navy on the Tyne before it was...
  7. shirleyanntr

    Anzac Day in Turkey

    This is an article from The Australian Telegraph..and i hope some of you might enjoy reading it. IN the same way you can switch off and gaze for hours at a smouldering campfire or a thundering waterfall, the Dardanelles strait in Turkey has that same, inexplicable, mesmerising quality. There...
  8. C

    Promise to protect Anzac graves

    The Australian TURKEY's Prime Minister said today his country would do everything necessary to protect the graves of Australian soldiers at Gallipoli. Visiting Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish and Australian Governments had been unfairly accused of damaging the historic...
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