By Omer Ertur
On New Year’s Day of 1915, a bloody terrorist assault happened within the Australian city of damaged Hill. The Australian newspapers pronounced that armed Turks had attacked a picnic teach and murdered blameless civilians. This tragic occasion reinforced the Australian government’s recruitment attempt, which have been having hassle drawing a adequate variety of volunteers for the nice conflict. quickly after the damaged Hill assault, hundreds of thousands of Australian and New Zealand volunteers joined the ANZAC forces with a burning wish to punish the Turks. it will definitely grew to become obvious that now not a unmarried Turk were considering the damaged Hill bloodbath. The suspects, initially from Afghanistan, have been killed instantly after the incident and buried in mystery sooner than sunrise. All proof in their innocence was once briskly destroyed. hence, the reality in the back of this bloody incident was once hidden approximately for a century…
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