This week we have been learning about Anzac if you don't know know what Anzac stands for? Anzac stands for Australian newzealand army corps...
World War I army corps of the Mediterranean expeditionary force. Anzac tends to refer specifically to those troops from Australia and New Zealand who landed at Gallipoli in 1915 and fought a campaign against Turkish troops that lasted about 8 months.
Did you know???
That poppies just to be white until the text changed to red!!!
What does poppies have to do with Anzac Day the red poppy has become a symbol of war remembrance the world over. People in many countries wear the poppy is warn around armistice day (11november),but in New Zealand it is Most commonly seen around Anzac Day, 25 April.
In Flanders fields
The red or Flanders poppy has been linked with battlefield deaths since the time of the Great War (1914-18). The plant was one of the first to grow and bloom in the mud and soil of Flanders. The connection was made, most famously, by lieutenant colonel John McRae in his poem 'in Flanders field'.
Here is a couple of pictures of Anzac
This is a man carrying a man
This is the country's that were fighting