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Thousands gather in Gallipoli to mark Anzac centenary

Ceremonies are taking place today at Gallipoli in Turkey to mark the centenary of the military landings there during the First World War.

It is estimated more than 11,400 from Australia and New Zealand were killed in the failed campaign, which was considered a coming of age for the the two newly independent nations.

Thousands of people gathered for dawn ceremonies, along with Princes Charles and Harry and a large number of international dignitaries.

Ben Bland reports.

  • 25 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe