The Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli campaign marked the first time that Australians went into combat as Australians. The term ‘ANZAC’ originated from that time and ANZAC Day, arguably Australia’s most significant national holiday, occurs annually on 25th April, the date of the start of the Gallipoli campaign.

For more detail on the campaign, click here GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN

To read about Jack Simpson, one of the greatest ANZAC heroes of the campaign click here JACK SIMPSON