Category: Anzac Day Facts

Why do we celebrate Anzac Day?

A day to reflect and remember, Anzac Day (25th April) marks the day that the Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps (ANZAC) landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. It was part of a strategic move by Allied forces to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula and control the entrance to the Dardanelles, which was an important supply route to Russia. The ultimate goal of the Allies was to capture Constantinople (modern-day…