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James Carroll

A masterpiece rumor of the Great War

By James Carroll
July 10, 2006

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THE BATTLE of the Somme was raging in northern France -- a clash of armies that would result in more than a million casualties. The Entente and the Central Powers faced each other from trenches arrayed along a stretch of No Man's Land in the river valley. Periodically, one side or the other would charge, but mainly it was British ... (Full article: 761 words)

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