The Australian and New Zealand soldiers fighting on the Western Front in World War I impeccably displayed the Anzac qualities and demonstrated what it truly meant to be an Anzac. The soldiers fighting on the Western Front were the true embodiment of the Anzac Spirit. (Awm.gov.au, 2015) The Anzac Spirit is made up of the qualities that the Anzacs have come to be known for. These qualities include comradeship, bravery, ingenuity, endurance and many more.
Australian’s are prideful of past endeavours in war and celebrate this twice a year in ANZAC day on the 25th of April and Remembrance Day on the 11th of November. They celebrate this because the war represented the ultimate from the mateship. A prime example of this was the battle of Gallipoli, were the Australian soldiers (diggers)
In 1914 WW1 began and Australia supplied the allied powers (mainly for the mother land: Britain) with soldiers known as the ANZAC’s. These soldiers played a very significant role in the legend of Australia through the long lasting stories and qualities they have established. Firstly, the ANZAC’s helped to define Australia’s personality and morals to themselves and other nations, many people like to think that our nation was born in WW1 and have taken a list of attributes from this occurrence. These attributes were the creation of the Anzac legend, they included: mateship, spirit of the bushman, independence, humour, and bravery.
There are so many things you have done that I am forever grateful for. If you have served in the Coast guard, Army, Marines, Air force or Navy you should be proud of yourself because you have helped America in many different ways. If you served in the Vietnam, Korean or world wars I cannot imagine someone with as much bravery as you. You sacrificed yourself for America’s freedom. I shall forever cherish Americas’ freedom.
The caption included in the National United Flight 93 Memorial website reads as follows, “A common field one day. A field of honor forever.” (“Flight 93 National Memorial”). This included caption is especially fitting in a case such as the case of United Flight 93. In a case containing such ideal examples of the qualities that comprise the makeup of a true hero.
However, even with this in mind, the battle was a significant one, for both good and bad reasons, and this cannot be denied. Through the sheer number of soldiers lost, all the way to the depiction of the Australian spirit in preserving the memories of these men, it is clear that the battle served a purpose, in the
When talking about the ANZAC legend, do we pay too much attention to the experience of Australian soldiers at Gallipoli and not enough attention to the experience of Australian soldiers on the Western Front? The ANZAC legend is an important part of what it means to be Australian. It was born on the 25th of April, 1915 when the ANZAC corps landed on Gallipoli. During the eight months of fighting on Gallipoli Australian troops showed great courage, endurance, initiative, discipline and mateship.
A Simplistic Soldier Military veterans are inspirational and significant in a variety of ways. Whether or not they have been through huge heroic battles, accoladed or witnessed grave emotional or physical trauma, soldiers of the United States military are all recognized with extreme bravery and courage. My grandfather does not have the stereotypical soldier story. However, being a Vietnam War veteran, he is greatly inspirational to me. I strive to be like him in many ways.
From time to time again war is declared and some wars are worse than others, but the thousands upon thousands of soldiers that fought in WWII is unforgettable. The Soldiers that fought in WWII have dedicated their lives for our country. Those thousands have died in war just for for the U.S citizens to live in freedom and liberty. After the events of WWII in April 29th 2004 the WWII Memorial was built. The World War 2 Monument is a memorial that symbolizes the will of the people to fight evil, the sacrifices they made and the improvement of our country.
America as made it through countless hardships, and we have won many wars, to gain the hope for the future we have today. My grandfather, who fought in Vietnam, is a hero. I appreciate what he and our founding fathers and veterans have given us, they gave us freedom and hope for the future.
Australians were extremely valued fighters in combat and were brave soldiers throughout the entire campaign. This was important
Anzac Day – Secular ritual Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Australians recognise 25 April as a day of national remembrance, which takes two forms. Commemorative services are held across the nation at dawn which was the time of the original landing, while later in the day, former servicemen and servicewomen meet to take part in marches through the country’s major cities and in many smaller centres. Commemorative ceremonies are more formal, and are held at war memorials around the country.
The Gallipoli Campaign, which started on the 25th of April, 1915, was a battle between Australia and New Zealand’s armies against the Turkish forces of the Ottoman Empire in the Gallipoli peninsula. The Allied Forces needed control of the Dardanelles Strait in the Gallipoli peninsula to both attack the Ottoman capital, Constantinople, and to transport supplies and soldiers to the Russian Empire in order to attack and to put strain on Germany. The Australian forces landed in what is now known as Anzac Cove on the 25th of April, and two days later, Turkish soldiers started their assault which lasted for more than eight months, with attacks consisting of constant machinegun fire and many sea-to-land and land-to-sea strikes.
A cultural artefact that portrays the distinct characteristics of the Australian Legend is the television serious, Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War. This popular television series was broadcasted in 2012 and enjoyed by people throughout Australia and England as it represented Australian talent in cricket. This series was also viewed in England as well as all over the world to show and represent Australia’s talents in the game of cricket. In Howzat!