Victory in Defeat How WWI Became Part of Australia's Founding Myth

The Australians suffered a devastating defeat on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula during World War I in 1915. But even a century later, the country's first major military mission abroad is celebrated as a crucial event for the nation's identity.
Von Hans-Ulrich Stoldt
A military band marches onto the parade ground on Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on April 25, 2014.

A military band marches onto the parade ground on Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on April 25, 2014.

Foto: AP/dpa
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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