Australia: The Legend of Anzac
Australia and the legend of Anzac - how Australia's experience of WW1 differed from that of other nations.
Australia's experience of WW1 is like no other country's in the world. In association with the British Council, BBC presenter Razia Iqbal and an Australian audience debate the role the 'legend of Anzac' played in the hundred year history of Australia since the first Anzac Day. With Marilyn Lake from the University of Melbourne, Bruce Scates of Monash University and theatre director and playwright Wesley Enoch - a relative of one Aboriginal WW1 soldier, Horace Thomas Dalton.
(Photo: Ferry carrying members of the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, ANMEF, leaving Sydney harbour, exact date unknown.)
(Credit: Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
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