I used to take groups to the Western Front. Somewhere on the Somme, we would usually recite the closing lines of that video. It’s one of the most poignant pieces of television ever produced.
For a programme that was ostensibly a comedy, that was an immensely powerful image at the end. It managed to capture the futility and the sheer madness of the whole war.
Lest we forget
Sadly, so many have already.
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