Australian War Memorial, Canberra

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    Anzac Parade

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

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    ANZAC is the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 25 April 1915. The Parade is the National Capital's major ceremonial avenue set along the magnificent land axis.

    The ANZAC Parade memorials are lit at night, making access possible 24 hours per day. At the northern end of ANZAC Parade is Canberra's most popular tourist attraction, the Australian War Memorial.

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    National War Memorial

    by cutestmidget Written Sep 12, 2002

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    An enormous part of our Australian Heritage is embodied in our National War Memorial. As a very young country in comparison to the rest of the world, our history does not contain many dramatic civil wars... It is worthwhile going to see this monument to the fallen, to see the impact that it had on our country and it's people. It is important that we continue to understand our history, and pass on to younger generations the knowledge of the sacrifices that were made to keep our country and it's people safe.

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    The Australian War Memorial...

    by Ronald_T Written Sep 12, 2002

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    The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in the war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and outstanding research facilities. The focus of commemoration is the Hall of Memory, together with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Pool of Reflection and the Roll of Honour, which lists the names of over 102,000 Australian servicemen and women who have died in war.
    See for more info and pictures in the Australian War Memorial travelogue please.

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    by Billy_26 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Regarded as one of the worlds most spectacular memorials. A very moving place. Using film, sound, light and modern technology, the Memorial offers you a better understanding of war. Be warned you can spend hours or even days at this site. In the Memorial Building, you'll find galleries of exhibits depicting the Australian experience of war, along with works by some of Australia's finest painters.

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    Australian War Memorial

    by Koleno Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Australian War Memorial
    This is a museum of Australia's war history. Opened in 1941 the Memorial holds fine collections of pictures, documents, relics and exhibitions, and an excellent collection of old aircrafts. The main attraction is The Hall of Memory. The Unknown Australian Soldier was brought here from a WWI battlefield in 1993. Surrounding the Memorial is a wall with the names of Australian soldiers who have died.

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    The Canberra war memorial is...

    by ombre Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Canberra war memorial is the best thing in this city.
    I found it great and we went back 2 days in a row.
    I would say though it would only really be special if you happen to be aussie or kiwi and even more special if you had family who fought in the first or second world wars.

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    by pattypoo Written May 27, 2008

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    Vist the War memorial there are names of all the men lost in all wars in the memorial and the Scotish bag pipes are played everday at 5pm in rememberance.

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    Austarlian War Memorial

    by josephva Updated Sep 27, 2004

    The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war.

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    Massive Australian War Memorial

    by BADJUJU Written Jul 2, 2004
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    A wide display of past wars featuring WWI, WWII, the Vietnam War, Gulf War, etc and recently the War in Iraq.
    Free entry opens 10am-5pm.

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    Australia War Memorial. Very...

    by Libi73 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Australia War Memorial. Very impressive. At the time of our visit there was a ceremony for the victims in New Guinea.

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    Australian War Memorial.

    by richiecdisc Written Aug 24, 2002

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    If there is a reason to go to Canberra, this is it. One of the most extensive collections of war artifacts assembled in one place in the world.

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