So Many

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Winston Churchill’s line about the British Air Force in WWII, that “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few“, is echoed in this WWI board about the battles at the Somme between July 1st and November 18th, 1916. “The few” in this case, however, number nearly half a million dead and more than 72,000 missing. “Never before was a debt owed to so few by so many. Generation after generation owe them everything. Lest we forget.”
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Copyright © 2017 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f7.1, 1/250, ISO 400, full size 2407 x 3568
text: X04012 Willowfield
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