How important is Gallipoli to Australian identity? A row has erupted between Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd and his Labor predecessor Paul Keating over the importance of Gallipoli, a WWI battle site in Turkey. Mr Keating dismissed as “nonsense” the view that a new Australian identity was forged in 1915 at Gallipoli, where 300,000 troops were […]
Have received this from several correspondents: No match for this, of course. They don’t make ’em like they used to.