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Oxford Mail
The silk dressing gown that could be sold for thousands of poundsVorticist movement broke up the following year, largely as a result of the war.
Oxford Mail / Posted an hour ago
Vorticist movement broke up the following year, largely as a result of the war. Wyndham Lewis himself was posted to the Western Front, serving as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery, and became an official war artist after the Battle of... Read more
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Gulf News
Relief in Australia as French group scraps war grave wind farmand an unknown number of Germans died in two battles at Bullecourt in April and
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
and an unknown number of Germans died in two battles at Bullecourt in April and May 1917, among the last of the war on the Western Front, according to French journalist Gilles Durand.His just published book, “Bullecourt 1917, The Remembrance of... Read more
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NZCity
WWI diggers' relatives celebrate decision not to build wind farm near French battlefieldprepared to change their minds." Mr Tehan said he was certain that going into
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
prepared to change their minds." Mr Tehan said he was certain that going into the future, any further developments on the Western Front would be carried through in a "dignified and understanding way". "The way that the French people express their... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Diggers' relatives rejoice as wind farm near WWI battlefield cannedprepared to change their minds." Mr Tehan said he was certain that going into
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
prepared to change their minds." Mr Tehan said he was certain that going into the future, any further developments on the Western Front would be carried through in a "dignified and understanding way". "The way that the French people express their... Read more
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guardian-series
Descendants of First World War Hero will lead ceremony in his memoryArthur Grimley and his son Steve will be special guests at an event organised b
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
Arthur Grimley and his son Steve will be special guests at an event organised by the east London branch of the Western Front Association on Wednesday November 22. John and Steve are the grandson and great-grandson of Private Arthur... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin,’ ‘LBJ,’ ‘Daddy’s Home 2’a successful British playwright, churning out witty West End comedies. But, in
WestportNow / Posted 3 days ago
a successful British playwright, churning out witty West End comedies. But, in 1919, after he returned from fighting on the Western Front during World War I, he was shellshocked and depressed, suffering from what we now know as PTSD. Impatient with... Read more
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Western Advocate
The conscription campaign that divided AustraliaAs casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twi
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
As casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twice voted to reject the introduction of conscription. From 1914, enlistment in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was restricted to volunteers but from mid-1916... Read more
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The North West Star
The conscription campaign that divided AustraliaAs casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twi
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
As casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twice voted to reject the introduction of conscription. From 1914, enlistment in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was restricted to volunteers but from mid-1916... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The conscription campaign that divided AustraliaAs casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twi
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
As casualty lists soared on the Western Front in the Great War, Australians twice voted to reject the introduction of conscription. From 1914, enlistment in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was restricted to volunteers but from mid-1916... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rare German WWI tank kept safe inside a bubblebefore arriving in Queensland. "This tank was out on an advance to take back t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
before arriving in Queensland. "This tank was out on an advance to take back the area around Villers-Bretonneux on the Western Front in France," Ms Wilson said. "It got stuck in a hole and the manoeuvrability wasn't quite there yet, so it... Read more
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dna
Pakistan NSA Nasser Khan Janjua accuses India of creating 'two-front situation'the region stable and balanced," he said. He meant to say that Pakistan was be
dna / Posted 5 days ago
the region stable and balanced," he said. He meant to say that Pakistan was being stretched to fight militants on the western front with Afghanistan and face Indian army on the eastern border with India. The NSA also said that for "regional... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
'All Is Calm' to be in Orange CityOn Christmas Day on the Western Front in the heat of World War I, a German sold
Sioux City Journal / Posted 6 days ago
On Christmas Day on the Western Front in the heat of World War I, a German soldier stepped into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus began an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. Soldiers from both sides of the fighting imposed... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
WWII vet tells Rotary Club about fighting Battle of the BulgeYoungstown native was sent to the front lines to fight in the Battle of the Bul
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
Youngstown native was sent to the front lines to fight in the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offensive on the Western Front. “We lost 8,105 American soldiers; 46,000 were wounded; 21,000 were captured at the Battle of the Bulge,”... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Battle of the Bulge vet gives Youngstown Rotary first-hand accountYoungstown native was sent to the front lines to fight in the Battle of the Bul
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
Youngstown native was sent to the front lines to fight in the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offensive on the Western Front. “We lost 8,105 American soldiers; 46,000 were wounded; 21,000 were captured at the Battle of the Bulge,”... Read more
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Business Standard India
Army sets ball rolling for biggest-ever arms dealsignificantly enhance Pakistan's insecurity. Justifying the build-up, Rawat sa
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
significantly enhance Pakistan's insecurity. Justifying the build-up, Rawat said: "Tanks are expected to operate on the western front as well as the northern borders [with China]." The generals told a defence industry gathering that the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk school’s poignant tribute to First World War fallenof the Battle of Passchendaele. They visited trench systems, learned about med
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
of the Battle of Passchendaele. They visited trench systems, learned about medical treatment on the front line at Essex Farm, visited the site of the first gas attack on the Western Front and witnessed the Last Post Ceremony at the M... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The reason why Prince Harry wasn't breaking military rules by wearing a beardGeorge V wearing a bear at the fourth armistice day ceremony (Image: Universal
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
George V wearing a bear at the fourth armistice day ceremony (Image: Universal Images Group Editorial)King George V on the Western Front in uniform - and with a beard - in 1917 (Image: Imperial War Museums)Read More There is also a tradition that... Read more
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Business Standard India
Future combat vehicles should operate on western, northern borders: Rawatbe capable of inter-operability on both fronts." The Army Chief said that with
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
be capable of inter-operability on both fronts." The Army Chief said that with the development of canal systems on the western front, the desert areas have become greener and the population close to the border has also grown, leaving lesser... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New exhibition remembers the fallen in last years of the First World Waralso focus on The Armistice, signed on November 11, 1918, to bring war to an en
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
also focus on The Armistice, signed on November 11, 1918, to bring war to an end. Some families were able to go the Western Front after the war to visit the graves of loved ones, though for many it was not possible. Soldiers banded together... Read more
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TribLIVE
Theater Spotlight: ‘The Humans’ full of eerie family dramaTheater, Pittsburgh. $25-$65; $15.75 for students and ages 26 and younger. 412-
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Theater, Pittsburgh. $25-$65; $15.75 for students and ages 26 and younger. 412-316-1600 or ppt.org “All Quiet on the Western Front”: Nov. 10-12. Presented by Prime stage Theatre. New Hazlett Theatre, North Side, Pittsburgh. $12-$25.... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Commander's luncheon goes back in historyof Passchendaele by treating folks to a traditional field mess dinner similar t
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 8 days ago
of Passchendaele by treating folks to a traditional field mess dinner similar to what our forefathers experienced on the Western Front 100 years ago. Served by Dreams Catering, the meal consisted of a beef stew, dried fruit, tea biscuit, coffee... Read more
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Boston Globe
State agency to investigate liquor license practices in Cambridgethat transaction, Rafferty represented Chang, as well as the license seller, Ma
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
that transaction, Rafferty represented Chang, as well as the license seller, Marvin Gilmore, owner of the former Western Front nightclub. Rafferty has also done past legal work for Forest City. A spokesman for Cleveland-based Forest City... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Being defence minister a thankless job, surgical strike was highlight: Parrikarabout the surgical strikes on the India-Myanmar border in the northeast and the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
about the surgical strikes on the India-Myanmar border in the northeast and the India-Pakistan border on the western front, Parrikar said that after the “easy” surgical strike along the Myanmar border, he was called by a friend who... Read more
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Sussex Express
Parish pump Lewes - August 1, 2014two great films on consecutive days tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday. Wings will
Sussex Express / Posted 9 days ago
two great films on consecutive days tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday. Wings will be shown tomorrow and All Quiet on the Western Front on Sunday. The Sunday screening will be preceded by a short commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak... Read more
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Newton Daily News
‘Thank You For Your Service’Legion started exactly at 11:11 a.m. at the facility at 1101 W. Fourth St. S.,
Newton Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Legion started exactly at 11:11 a.m. at the facility at 1101 W. Fourth St. S., in tribute to when all went quiet on the Western Front and the end of World War I. Flag bearers from various local veteran groups came through the doors accompanied... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
11th day of 11th month: War dead honored on Armistice Dayborn. (Nov. 11) Many Britons wore red paper poppies, symbolizing the flowers t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
born. (Nov. 11) Many Britons wore red paper poppies, symbolizing the flowers that bloomed amid the carnage of WWI's Western Front. Armistice Day originally commemorated the millions who died in the Great War, but now also remembers those... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Hampton Bays Man Returns Missing Bronze Star To Family Of World War II VeteranBechtle clan. According to his son, Eugene Bechtle fought in the Battle of the
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 9 days ago
Bechtle clan. According to his son, Eugene Bechtle fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the last major Nazi offensive on the western front during World War II. During the battle, he said his father was in charge of a platoon in a glider that was shot... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Crowds turn out at Memorial Parkother conflicts. During the First World War, on the 11th hour of the 11th day o
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
other conflicts. During the First World War, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. In many parts of the world, people observe two... Read more
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The North West Star
Remembrance Day services in Mount Isa remember those taken by warhad ever known, hence the name ‘The Great War’ or, ‘War to end all Wars’,” he s
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
had ever known, hence the name ‘The Great War’ or, ‘War to end all Wars’,” he said. “On November 11 1918 the guns at the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of war. Sadly we have not seen the end of war. However since that... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Erich Karl Gradl, machinist who had served in German and American armies, diesthem out there into the field and basically suck a gun in their hands and said:
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
them out there into the field and basically suck a gun in their hands and said: ‘Just shoot.’” Mr. Gradl was sent to the Western Front, survived the war and was captured by Americans, who sent him to a prisoner of war camp with poor conditions... Read more
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guardian-series
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
guardian-series / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Harrow Times
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Bolton News
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Croydon Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Bury Times
Bridges should be built over shared suffering of war, Taoiseach saysthe fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipo
Bury Times / Posted 10 days ago
the fallen. The Inniskilling Fusiliers based in the town fought on the Gallipoli peninsula in April 1915 and later on the Western Front. War poet Francis Ledwidge was one of the Inniskillings’ most famous soldiers. He died at Passchendaele, an... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock man marks 100th anniversary since uncle's death at First World War service in Belgium12th and 10th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, he was awarded the Military Cr
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
12th and 10th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, he was awarded the Military Cross and fought in France, Salonika and the Western Front. He is commemorated on a memorial to the missing at Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery. John said:... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Very little frightened her': Canadian journalist was among few women to cover Russian Revolutionabout Harper before she set off for Russia, but Rappaport found evidence that s
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
about Harper before she set off for Russia, but Rappaport found evidence that she was likely a war correspondent on the Western Front starting in 1914. 'In Russia at a historic time' She gained enough experience to be named staff reporter for... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Lest we forget: campaign honours the eight million horses killed in First World Warenvironments in which they had to work, rather than from shell fire. Many succ
Horse and Hound / Posted 11 days ago
environments in which they had to work, rather than from shell fire. Many succumbed to the deep, freezing mud on the Western Front, exhaustion, mud-borne and respiratory diseases and gas attacks. “The sad reality is that animals are still... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Former army officer from Suffolk to run Western Front in First World War tribute Former army officer Lizzie Rosewell, from Suffolk, has set herself a gruellin
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 days ago
Former army officer Lizzie Rosewell, from Suffolk, has set herself a gruelling 360 mile running challenge to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Harpenden school’s history day remembers the First World Warthe kit issued to new recruits and dressed a pupil in a greatcoat. The pupils w
Herts Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
the kit issued to new recruits and dressed a pupil in a greatcoat. The pupils will go on to write diaries in the style of Western Front soldiers. History teacher Adam Muriss said: “I have helped organise this day for 12 years and as always it was... Read more
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