UK Government announces Centenary plans

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October 11, 2012

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Ben Wellings, « UK Government announces Centenary plans », IRNWC - International Research Network for War Commemoration, ID : 10670/1.j1kmlx


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In a speech at the Imperial War Museum on 11 October 2012, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the UK government's plans for the Centenary commemorations.  Given that the Olympics have somewhat delayed preparations and that such preparations take place in the context of on-going austerity and public sector cuts, it is interesting that the three main dates selected for commemoration are the what the Telegraph calls the outbreak of the fighting (4 August 2014 in the case of the Briti...

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