- Australia remembers 2: Customs and traditions of the Australian Defence Force (soft cover)
Australia remembers 2: Customs and traditions of the Australian Defence Force (soft cover)
On Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, we gather at commemorative services and parades all over Australia and the world. Did you know that at these events we can see traditions that are thousands of years old? Have you ever watched and wondered?
Why do some soldiers wear kilts? Why do servicemen and women salute? And why do they wear medals?
Australia remembers: Customs and traditions of the Australian Defence Force provides answers to the many questions, delving into the origins of the colourful customs and traditions visible on these important occasions. It explores the symbolism and the significance of such rituals in the lives of the Australians who have fought for their country and those who keep us safe today.
Part of the Australia remembers series.
Suitable for: Younger children (7-12 years).
Details: Children's book/Education resource (non-fiction), published 2021.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 26.0 cm (h) x 23.0 cm (w).