On April 25, 1935, Ataturk, the great general who masterminded the historic Turkish defensive victory at Gallipoli said, “Wipe away your tears. Your sons are now resting in our bosom and are at peace.” Words symbolic of a strange bond of respect and admiration created between ANZACS and Turks who faced each other as enemies.

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