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Anzac day in turkey

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In Turkey the name “ANZAC Cove” was officially recognised by the Turkish government on Anzac day in Turkey 1985. In 1934, Kemal Atatürk delivered the following words to the first Australians, New Zealanders and British to visit the Gallipoli battlefields. This was later inscribed on a monolith at Ari Burnu Cemetery (ANZAC Beach) which was unveiled in 1985. The words also appear on the Kemal Atatürk Memorial, Canberra, and the Atatürk Memorial in Wellington. Anzac day in Turkey