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Many countries paid tribute to their war dead, particularly from World War 1, by erecting monuments to an unknown soldier, an unidentifiable body recovered from the battlefield who would symbolize the sacrifices and tragedies of all ordinary soldiers who lost their lives in these great conflicts. 549 more words
No ‘homework’ as such today, but an invitation to share a favourite poem (someone else’s, not our own!).
Quite a difficult task to choose just one – I re-read Moina Michael’s ‘We shall keep the faith’ regularly and I come back to A E Housman time and time again, particularly his war poetry. 303 more words