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ANZAC stands for "Australian and New Zealand Army Corps" — t[[Image: Image:Example.jpg Image:Example.jpg]]he name used to describe the combination of the Australian Army and New Zealand Army Corps during wartime. It is also used in the following: The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (popularly abbreviated as ANZAC) was originally an army corps of Australian and New Zealand troops who fought in World War I at Gallipoli against the Turks. ... Image File history File links Example. ... Image File history File links Example. ...

  • ANZAC biscuit, a traditional Australian or New Zealand biscuit
  • ANZAC Bridge, a large cable-stayed bridge spanning Johnstons BSuperscript textay between Pyrmont and Rozelle, Sydney, Australia
  • Anzac-class frigate, class of frigate currently used by the Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy
  • Anzac Cove, a small cove on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey
  • Anzac Day, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand on 25 April every year to commemorate the landing at Gallipoli
  • ANZAC Parade, Canberra, is on the main axis between Parliament House and Mount Ainslie
  • ANZAC spirit, a component of modern Australian and New Zealand mythology describing the spirit of "mateship" and cheerful suffering amongst Australians and New Zealanders.
  • ANZAC Square, Brisbane, located between Ann Street and Adelaide Street, in Brisbane, Queensland
  • ANZAC Test, an annual rugby league match played between Australia and New Zealand
  • ANZAC War Memorial, Sydney's main commemorative military monument
  • HMAS Anzac, three ships in the Royal Australian Navy. The first of these was an Anzac-class destroyer.
  • "Anzac" (Restriction on Trade Use of Word) Act 1916; British restriction on the trade use of the word following a request by Australia and New Zealand.
  • ANZAC Peace Prize, Annual Peace Prize given to an ordinary Australian for effort toward global peace.
  • Anzacs, a 1985 Australian TV miniseries about Australian and New Zealand soldiers in World War I
ANZAC biscuits, made without coconut. ... The old Glebe Island Bridge alongside its replacement The ANZAC Bridge or Anzac Bridge (both forms are used by the Roads and Traffic Authority), formerly known as the Glebe Island Bridge, is a large cable-stayed bridge spanning Johnstons Bay between Pyrmont and Rozelle in proximity to the central business... HMAS Anzac operating in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. ... Anzac Cove looking towards Ari Burnu, 1915. ... Anzac Day is commemorated by Australia and New Zealand on 25 April every year to remember members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who landed at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Anzac Day is also a public holiday in the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa and... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the road in Canberra. ... Simpson and his donkey statue by Wallace Anderson outside the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. ... The Shrine of Remembrance Memorial sculpture at Anzac Square Anzac Square, which is dedicated to the Anzacs (the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), is situated between Adelaide Street and Ann Street, Brisbane. ... The ANZAC Test is a rugby league match played annually around ANZAC Day between Australia and New Zealand. ... The ANZAC War Memorial, completed in 1934, is the main commemorative military monument of Sydney, Australia. ... Three ships of the Royal Australian Navy have been named HMAS Anzac after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, which came into definite use in January, 1915: The first Anzac (G-00) was a Marksman-class destroyer commissioned in 1920 and paid off in 1931. ... This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1900-1919. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Australia and New Zealand celebrate the ANZAC Day public holiday on the 25th of April every year to honour the bravery and sacrifice of the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), and of all who served their country in time of war.
The Anzac tradition began during World War I with a landing in 1915 at Gallipoli on the Turkish Aegean coast.
Although numerically the ANZAC were a minority of the half-million allied men who served at Gallipoli, the troops from the two young nations were often at the vanguard and became renowned for their doggedness despite what the British regarded as a lack of discipline.
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