AUSTRALIA: Anxiety Down Under

In the big continent down under, the scattered cities and distant towns celebrate yearly with prayers, parades and boutonnieres of wattle* Australia's most important holiday, Anzac Day. Australians like to recall that it was on April 25, 1915, when Australian and New Zealand troops landed at Gallipoli, that the youthful nation "first got into trouble." Last week on Anzac Day, Anzac troops were again in trouble, fighting the last cruel hours of their desperate delaying action at Thermopylae, and Australians' anxiety for the safety of their soldiers and security of their nation ran...

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