Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/11/2007

Frontline reporting

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Although the second world war overshadows the first, from a narrowly British point of view, the first was bigger. There were 5.39 million officers and men under British command in October 1917. More than 700,000 British servicemen died, well over twice the number who perished a generation later. Adding dominion and empire losses, simple justice to men who did so much for what many called the mother country, takes the dead to a million. for more click here

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