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  1. The famous quote engraved on the Kemal Atatürk Memorial, Anzac Parade, in Canberra. ... It's also often mentioned when talking about Ataturk and Gallipoli.

  2. The memorial was designed by Ian Bowman and was unveiled on 26 April 1990 by the Turkish Minister of Agriculture. The memorial comprises a marble crescent, a bust of Atatürk, inscriptions, and soil from Anzac Cove. In 1999, a paved forecourt and path, also designed by Bowman, and gravel car-parking areas were added with funding from the ...

  3. 1985. The Kemal Atatürk Memorial is a memorial directly opposite the Australian War Memorial on Anzac Parade, the principal memorial and ceremonial parade in Canberra, the capital of Australia . It is named after Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938) who, as a Lieutenant Colonel, commanded the Ottoman 19th Infantry Division when it resisted the ...

  4. This memorial is part of an agreement by the Australian and Turkish governments on commemorative gestures to acknowledge the 70th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing. Kemal Ataturk commanded the Turkish forces at Gallipoli and later became the founder and first president of modern Turkey. This memorial honours him, as well as the heroism and ...

  5. Apr 23, 2017 · As the Australian side dithered – it was distracted by the December 1984 election – the Turks even thought of paying for the Anzac Parade memorial themselves (as they did for an Ataturk ...

  6. Apr 24, 2013 · The site was chosen for its likeness to the area of the Gallipoli Peninsula and the memorial was part of agreement between the governments of Turkey,New Zealand and Australia.In return the Gallipoli peninsula was renamed Anzac Cove from Ari Burnu and they built a large memorial in memory of the troops from New Zealand and Australia who died during the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 as part of WW1.

  7. Dec 13, 2022 · Ataturk Memorial. Date Range 1990 Description. The Atatürk Memorial is named after Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who served as a divisional commander at Gallipoli and the first president of the Republic of Turkey. It was designed by Ian Bowman and unveiled on 26 April 1990 by the Turkish Minister of Agriculture. The memorial was our response to an ...

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