25 April 2013

ANZAC Day 2013

So many people killed and so many other lives shattered.
We remember you all.

"Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives…

You are now living in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and the Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours…

You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace, after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well."

 Mustafa Kemel Ataturk - 1934 
ANZAC  Memorial  at Gallipoli, Turkey

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