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Donald Trump & Australia — Lets Not Forget That Australia Was Also An Ally In WW I.

by Anura Guruge

Over the last 2 days I have kept on hearing that Australia has fought alongside the U.S. in every war in since WW II.

Well, that OMITS the HUGE involvement of Australia in WW I — albeit fighting as part of the ‘British Empire‘. Nonetheless, it was Australians who fought and died.

Over 420,000 Australians served in the military during WW I
and over 60,000 DIED.


Click to access the Wikipedia entry.

I give you this haunting song which is about the sacrifice of an Australian soldier in WW I in Gallipoli.

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by Anura Guruge

ANZAC Day 2015 — Remembering & Honoring The Australians and New Zealanders.

Coloured_illustration_of_Anzac_troops_after_the_fighting_at_Gallipoli_during_World_War_I_(1).Anura Guruge December 2014 thumbnail

by Anura Guruge

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ANZAC Day Information


Click this image IF you want to find out more about this National Day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand.

It started with Gallipoli (Turkey), during WW I, 1915 – 1916.
Click image below to learn about Gallipoli
a word familiar to all of my vintage
from the British Commonwealth.


April 25, 2015.