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The Horror of War

A weekly reflection on a topical issue. Lisa Jardine says that while documenting and commemorating the First World War, we should not lose sight of its horror.

Lisa Jardine says while documenting and commemorating the First World War we should not lose sight of its horror. "Wars are not heroic, even if they prompt acts of heroism by soldiers and civilians. Our young people, raised in a Britain at peace for 70 years, need to know that."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Sun 14 Sep 2014 08:48

A Point of View: The long shadows of war

A Point of View: The long shadows of war

There should be a way to commemorate war without glamorising it, says Lisa Jardine.

 

Read Lisa Jardine's article on the BBC News website

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  • Fri 12 Sep 2014 20:50
  • Sun 14 Sep 2014 08:48

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