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Schoolchildren to visit First World War battlefields under Government scheme

Published: October 25, 2013 at 2:51 pm
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Thousands of schoolchildren are to visit First World War battlefields to help ensure the "bravery and suffering" of the fallen is not forgotten. Under a government project all state secondary schools will get the chance to send pupils to sites such as the Somme and Passchendaele, to build a "lasting legacy" of the conflict among the current generation.


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