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The First World War and the surprising debt we owe to ‘The West Coast Boys’ from South America

, August 26, 2014 — Culture

Helen Grant is the Minister for Sport and Tourism

One very rewarding, aspect of the work that’s been done to mark the First World War Centenary is the sheer range of historical oddities that come to the surface as you start to look into it.  I don’t mean ‘oddities’ in any negative or derogatory way, I should stress; rather, I’m thinking of the surprising…