Archive for April, 2013

Some thoughts about Anzac Day

During the early 1990’s my father–in-law was invited to a luncheon sponsored by Ku-ring-gai Council. He and other old diggers from World War 1 were congratulated and thanked for the brave deeds of their young lives on the other side of the world. My father-in-law was amused because he fought as a teenage Calvary Offices in the Austrian-Hungarian Army.  In World War 1 he was the enemy.   The only thing he had in common with the old diggers was his age and the fact that he was a proud Australian. Tonight Australians at Anzac Cove will hold a vigil. As they wait for the dawn they will r…

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