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John Arthur Wilson MM at the Tynecot memorial marking his mates Dick Piper and Henry Gartenfeld.

“The war had already attracted too many historians who were determined to bend its events to fit their own analytical framework, jamming their pastry-cutters onto the evidence, and either discarding anything that lay outside their intriguing shape, or rolling it extra thin if there was not quite enough”. Holmes (2011)


Holmes, R (2011) Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front

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