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The Blue Bench - why does it matter?

… very excited that today sees the first of three articles about The Blue Bench being hosted by
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As we approach the centenary of the interment of The Unknown Warrior the article tells a little more about what compelled me to write the book. Many thanks to Nicola for hosting the article and, also, some giveaways. Why not pop over to Nicola’s great blog for Read more of this blog post »
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