Today we remember our courageous heroes who fought during the World War I to give us the privilege of peace that we are enjoying right now. #ANZACS
What happened on April 25?
On April 25, our brave men fought the Ottoman Empire in Gallipoli to ensure that we keep our peace and secure our freedoms. The ANZACS went on a journey to open the Dardanelles to allied navies by capturing the Gallipoli peninsula. On this day is when we pay homage to the commendable bravery exhibited by our heroes.
Fast Facts about ANZAC Day
- All ANZACs were volunteers
- The term “ANZAC Day” became official in 1916
- Wearing rosemary during ANZAC day symbolizes respect for our fallen heroes
- It was the soldiers’ wives that came up with the ANZAC biscuits
- The Australian law protects the term “ANZAC”
- More than 11,000 heroes died at Gallipoli in April 25, and more than 23,000 were wounded