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ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Auckland  

ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Auckland

ANZAC Day 2012 - Dawn Service

April 25th 2012
The crowd awaits silent and respectful in the pre-dawn stillness. Minutes later a distant rythmic tapping sound gradually gains momentum and is joined by the sharp call which commands the marching veterans. Applause starts to ripple out through the crowd as the veterans approach, then march proudly up the steps leading to their place on the Court of Honour. Poignant, moving...the s ... read more
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27th April 2012

Nice Photo
Great shot Jo :) It captured the essence of ANZAC day.

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