Anzac Day

Lest We Forget

The causes of World War I, which began in central Europe in late July 1914 and finished in 1918, included many factors, such as the conflicts and hostility of the four decades leading up to the war. Militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism played major roles in the conflict as well. The austrlian involvement in the war was miliaterisam, in German in New guinea, after a hastily raised force known as the australiannaval and military expeditionary force was dispatched from Australia to seize German possessions in the Pacific in September 1914. At the same time another expeditionary force, initially consisting of 20,000 men and known as the first australian imperial force (AIF), was raised for service overseas.

One of the significant battles of World War 1 for australians was in gallopoli, it was one of the greatest victories of the Ottomans during the war and is considered a major failure by the Allies. It took place on the Gallopoli peninsula in the Ottoman Empire. The battle was a joint of British and French operation was mounted to capture the Ottoman capital of Constinople and secure a sea route to Russia. But it was an unsuccessful naval campaign to force a passage through the Dardanelles, an amphibious landing was undertaken on the Gallipoli peninsula.

The impact of the Great War on Australians at home was Australia's early involvement in the Great War included the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force.

The significance of ANZAC Day to Australians becauseit marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.