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    • Philos
    • 15.11.12 | 10:54 (IST)

    You don't see troops in uniform or pilots announcing that there are servicemen on board because of the long war with the IRA. Officers and soldiers were murdered in uniform or for being too obvious. Furthermore, in a BBC poll the armed forces received an approval rating of over 80% even though the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan received considerably less approval. This writer should have done a bit more research and shown greater appreciation for British understatement

    from the article: Identifying a nation through its memorial day
    First published 07:13 15.11.12 | Last updated 07:13 15.11.12
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