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CLIP 6508

Artistic tribute to soldiers

Artistic tribute to soldiers
Key Info
  • Artistic tribute to soldiers
  • Duration: 01:56
  • Images of 155 soldiers killed in Iraq have been used to design postage stamps, and the work is on display at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. Parents of some of the soldiers speak about their grief and their hope that the commemorative postage stamps will be used by the Royal Mail. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 18 March 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design



  • Keywords: tribute, war, iraq conflict, memory, memorial, commemoration, mourning, death
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful for older pupils looking at the theme war or death. This clip would be useful for pupils who are looking at the theme memory or War.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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