World War One, a hundred years ago


War…what is it good for? Nothing!

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This video is called World War One in Color: Slaughter in the Trenches.

From the site No Glory in war 1914-1918, in Britain:

World War One 1914-18: One hundred years of failure to learn from ‘the war to end wars’

Written by Michael Faulkner on 12 February 2014

The First World War had little or nothing to do with the defence of “western civilization”, “liberal values” or democracy, it was at root a war of inter-imperialist rivalry

The government’s promised launch of a four-year long commemoration of World War One kicked off with a salvo from Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove. He set the tone of what we may expect by shooting down the popular TV satirical/historical spoof of the 1980s, “Black Adder”, which parodied several hundred years of British history, culminating in in a final episode with the whole cast “going over the top” to collective

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2 thoughts on “World War One, a hundred years ago

  1. oldpoet56 says:

    It is to bad that when a country declares war on another country that only, lets say the top 50 ranking people in each government, be made to get themselves onto a one acre piece of ground and go at it against each other with only swords as weapons until there is only one side still alive. I know that it will never happen, but that would be a good remedy to stopping all the wars.

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