Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/1/2012

The heroic sewer rats of the Somme: Truly humbling stories of the horrors of tunnel warfare 80ft underground as seen in BBC1’s Birdsong

The weary soldier in the World War I trenches of northern France left his own poignant memento for posterity. ‘If in this place you are detained,’ he scratched on a wall, a labour of love that must have taken him days if not weeks, ‘don’t look around you all in vain/ But cast your net and ye shall find/ That every cloud is silver-lined.’ for more click here

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