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Fact or fiction: 5 common Anzac myths put to the test.

5123078-3x2-340x227[Kiwozi:  Personally I would rather reflect on the “Flower Power”  &  “Make Love not War” era,  however I thought this made interesting reading.]

The story of the Anzacs at Gallipoli remains an important part of Australia’s national identity.

More than 8,000 Australians lost their lives in the ill-fated attempt to force passage through the Dardanelles strait and capture the Turkish capital, Constantinople.

The legends of Anzac heroism, mateship and ingenuity have gone down in folklore along with names like Simpson and Jacka VC. More . .

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