Stanley, Peter: Anzac Day Norfolk Island 2015

Peter Stanley

Dawn, Emily Bay, Norfolk Island, Anzac Day‘, Honest History, 27 April 2015

Honest History’s president finds a country-town sort of Anzac Day commemoration on the island of the descendants of the Bounty. The author concludes ‘that Anzac Day is not a simple, timeless ceremony of remembrance. It clearly reflects the emotional needs of the communities which hold and celebrate it, but also the political, diplomatic and even economic imperatives of the nation – indeed nations – that sustain it.’

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