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Anzac day celebrations in Australia

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Today 25/04/2015.  Today in Australia we celebrate "Anzac Day" "Australian and New  Zealand  Army Corps".. Today it is
100 years since the Australian  soldiers landed in a place  called "gallipoli" situated in Turkey.   Anzac is a day of rememberance
for soldiers sailor and airforce  who were killed or injured in all past wars and peace keeping missions.  Today many old soldiers will march and wear their medals on their  right hand side of their chest, soldiers  that are now deceased  will be represented in 
the Anzac day marches by their sons and daughters and relatives who will wear the medals of the deceased soldiers on their 
left hand side to signify that they are marching in rememberance of their deceased relative or close friend.  Many drinks will be
downed with old comrades still alive  and relatives of past  soldiers.  It is the only day that the police turn a blind eye to a gambling game  we  call "two up"   where coins are tossed in the air  and land  "heads"  or "tails".  The Australians will play this game during the day as they drink and eat.   You can lay your bet  for heads or tails to come up when the coins drop to the ground.  Normally this game of "two up" is illegal, but on Anzac  the game is played  and the police  just  let it go on with no
arrests.  Yes today in Australia and New zealand we celebrate with sadness and sorrow in relation to the past in war and peace. 
Just some information for the readers far away in China   from phantomguy who says as he thinks  

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