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In the 1930s, after the Battle of Gallipoli, President Ataturk received a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons. In response he sat down and wrote this poignant letter to the women. Ataturk later used these same words in a speech to the first Australians, New Zealanders and British to visit the Gallipoli battlefields.

In the 1930s, after the Battle of Gallipoli, President Ataturk received a letter from the mothers of the fallen ANZAC soldiers requesting permission to visit the graves of their sons. In response he sat down and wrote this poignant letter to the women. Ataturk later used these same words in a speech to the first Australians, New Zealanders and British to visit the Gallipoli battlefields.

Lest we forget: Remember WW1 pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen ...

Lest we forget: Remember WW1 pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen ...

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

Anzac Digger & Modern Digger. Anzac Day 25-4-2013. http://www.news.com.au/national-news/australia-celebrates-and-remembers-on-anzac-day-2013/story-fncynjr2-1226629003721

Anzac Digger & Modern Digger. Anzac Day 25-4-2013. http://www.news.com.au/national-news/australia-celebrates-and-remembers-on-anzac-day-2013/story-fncynjr2-1226629003721