Anzac Day in Australia and around the world



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ANZAC Day – 25 April – is probably Australia’s most important national occasion. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.  The 25th of April was officially named ANZAC Day in 1916. It was marked by a wide variety of ceremonies and services in Australia.

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as ANZACs, …