День АНЗАК - Australian War Memorial - Canberra - War Heroes

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Australian War Memorial - Canberra - War Heroes.

The Australian War Memorial is a national memorial to the Australians who died in the nations armed forces and supporting organisations in war.

The memorial also houses a national military museum.

Opened in 1941, it is recognised as a significant war memorial in the world.

It is located in Canberra, Australia's capital.

There are 3 parts to the Australian War Memorial. Those are...

1. The commemorative area, which includes the Shrine and the Hall of Memory with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier

2. The memorial's museum

3. The research centre with many records.

Many Australians visit the Australian War Memorial, especially on ANZAC Day. School children usually visit in groups.

Australia's official WW1 historian, Charles Bean, came up with the concept of a museum memorial to Australian soldiers while watching battles in France in 1916.

The building was completed in 1941, during WW2, and was officially opened on Remembrance Day, 11 November 1941.

If you haven't yet visited the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, then it's highly recommended that you do. The Australian War Memorial commemorates the incredible sacrifice of men and women who have served Australia in war. It is a place where you can fully appreciate the cost of war and its effect on the lives of many Australian families throughout our history. If you are into Australia's history, there is no better museum where you can see our war history in great detail.

Instrumental music on this video is 'Can You Hear Australia's Heroes Marching?'.

New social page for the song at
New mastered version mp3 (Oct 2012) of the Australian war heroes song can be downloaded at - Better sound quality. You can also download sheet music and lyrics plus the original mp3 and a 4 minute version of the song). Backing track Now Available.

ANZAC Day website at
Remembrance Day website at
Canberra ACT website at
All film taken on this video is by Peter Barnes upon a visit to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra in April 2010.

Shrine. Tomb of the Unknown soldier. Diggers memorial. Aussie war dead remembered. Wall of remembrance. Aussie Diggers. Hall of Memory.

Australian War Memorial - Canberra - War Heroes
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