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Anzac Spirit (awm.gov.au) Examines the word Anzac and the legend and myth of Anzac. The Spirit of ANZAC
The place of the Anzac spirit in the history of Australia
and New Zealand. The ANZAC Spirit
From the RSL Western Australia branch.
Dawn of the Legend
Scroll down for a list of pages containing
The Anzac Legends [pdf] (museumvictoria.com.au) The beginning of World War 1, Gallipoli,
Anzacs at Gallipoli, the Anzac legend, after the war.
unavailable, 10 Oct 2012.]
The First World War and the Anzac Legend [pdf] (originally
Sample pages from a commercially available
book for secondary students, Analysing Australian History
by Ken Webb (Cambridge). The chapter includes Gallipoli, What is the
'Anzac legend'?, What happened on the Western Front?
Cricketing greats soak up the Anzac spirit (abc.net.au) A video to watch. Former Australian Test
cricket captains Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting and current captain Michael
Clarke disclose their feelings and views about the Anzac spirit. The
comments in the video are prompted by the team's 2001 visit to Gallipoli to
pose for a photograph of a cricket match at the same place as one taken of
Gallipoli soldiers playing cricket in 1915.
cricket team (right) posed in the same spot as the Gallipoli
soldiers played cricket in 1915 (left) in a tactic to mislead
Anzac legend sample essay activity [pdf] (macmillan.com.au)
Activity using a sample essay to answer the question
"Explain how and why
the Anzac legend was created."
Scroll to the five pages beginning with question 6. From Australia
and World War 1, published by Macmillan.
Despatches from Gallipoli: Australian Identity
Click on AUSTRALIAN IDENTITY at the top or the links at the bottom of
the screen. [As this nla.gov.au page is part of a National Library of
Australia archived site, some of the links on that page might no
longer be working.]
Mateship: The heart of the Anzac spirit(From diggerhistory.info,
archived by the NLA's Pandora Archive on 6 Mar 2010. See also our "Where
is Digger History?" page.) Includes a photo of a soldier carrying a wounded comrade,
said to be typifying the Anzac spirit. Also includes an acrostic
called "Bravo Anzacs!" on a postcard titled "A Gallipoli
Gallipoli - legend versus myth
- scroll well down) For a list of references on this topic, scroll down
to the sub-heading Gallipoli - legend versus myth. (However, the links
themselves generally lead to information about
publications rather than the publications themselves.) (If the web page is unavailable, you can find the
information in the archived pdf file:
Anzac Day Kit [pdf, 3.9MB].)
World War 1: Anzac legend [pdf] (qcaa.qld.edu.au)
Australian Curriculum Year 9 History Sample Assessment from
the Queensland Studies Authority. Includes curriculum details, suggested
assessment questions and methods, student booklet, suggested activities, and
a model essay.