Are non-Australian/New Zealand readers familiar with the Anzac legend?

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  1. NonCopyBook profile image75
    NonCopyBookposted 3 years ago

    Are non-Australian/New Zealand readers familiar with the Anzac legend?

    And its upcoming 100 year anniversary? I am considering writing a hub on it.

  2. lions44 profile image98
    lions44posted 3 years ago

    Are you talking about Gallipoli?  If so, by all means write about it. Such a compelling subject.  The two nations gave so much in WWI and the effects linger today.

  3. NonCopyBook profile image75
    NonCopyBookposted 3 years ago

    Yes - in fact Gallipoli overshadows other achievements to an extent, and that would be part of what I'd write. I've read about a few battles that helped turn the tide of the war (no doubt different nations would have their own stories of important valour and sacrifice) and also in wars since. It's a big one this year being the 100 year anniversary.

  4. tsmog profile image81
    tsmogposted 3 years ago

    Nope! I would first be curious 'why' a legend and not just an event. Was it heroic in the line of David and Goliath, Herculean, or ???

    1. NonCopyBook profile image75
      NonCopyBookposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It is the term colloquially used here in Australia about the events on the beaches of Gallipoli 100 years ago (and in fact it is part of the story of Russell Crowe's recent "The Water Diviner"- a film which has good balance in terms of countries..).

 
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