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Centenary of The Somme

Post  Mimi on Fri 01 Jul 2016, 2:48 pm

This WW1 loss of life often crosses my mind but this short video has hit home more than any other.


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Post  chirpyinsect on Fri 01 Jul 2016, 3:52 pm

Mimi wrote:This WW1 loss of life often crosses my mind but this short video has hit home more than any other.

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Every school child should visit the war graves. There is no more poignant reminder of the futility of it all.

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Post  joyce1938 on Fri 01 Jul 2016, 4:06 pm

When I stayed with grannie a lot of years ago ,I asked her why do we have wars ,this isnot a joke ,but she said . WELL ITS TI THIN THE POPULATIONS DOWN . JOYCE1938
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Post  chirpyinsect on Fri 01 Jul 2016, 5:44 pm

joyce1938 wrote:When I stayed with grannie a lot of years ago ,I asked her why do we have wars ,this isnot a joke ,but she said . WELL ITS TI THIN THE POPULATIONS DOWN .  JOYCE1938

Your gran was a very astute lady.

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