The Hissing Fuse
A blog on reading and gaming the history of the Great War.
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Start of the Somme Offensive Commemorated
Somme marked by uniformed men across UK with #wearehere
Go tell the Spartans, passer by,
That here, obedient to their word, we lie
Simonides of Ceos
When you go home, tell them of us and say,
For their tomorrow, we gave our today.
John Maxwell Edmonds
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Scottish view of commemoration.
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