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An Australian man stands next to boats on Hamza koy beach in the town of Gallipoli, during an unofficial dawn service marking the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day, on April 25, 2015

Thousands remember Anzac heroism on Gallipoli centenary

AFP News Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders on Saturday thronged the beaches of Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula to remember the heroism and sacrifice of their forefathers in the World War I campaign against the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago. Troops from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) launched their first amphibious assaults on the peninsula in what is now western Turkey on…