Posted by: nestaquin | April 26, 2008

Lest We Forget

On 17 December 1915, a famous game of cricket was played at Shell Green, Anzac, as Turkish shells passed overhead. The game was part of the various deceptions planned to deceive the enemy that all was normal at Gallipoli while the remarkably successful evacuation was executed. (Image courtesy of the Australian War Museum, Canberra)


  1. Lions led by Donkeys.

  2. Well said TT.

    99.94; don’t forget to tag New Zealand in that post.


  3. Sportsfreak, done and dusted, mate. A terrible oversight and one that I am glad you pointed out.

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