Country Escape : July 2014

Welsh Border Life

With many military anniversaries to celebrate this year, Jules looks to one of the Army’s most celebrated victories – one that shocked South Wales communities

As anniversary years go, 2014 is set to be a bumper one, particularly if, like me, you’re mad about military history. The centenary of the start of the First World War, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, the following liberation of Rome and Paris, and the Battle for Arnhem are just a few of the commemorative highlights that we might look back and reflect upon. Yet to my surprise, there’s one further military moment that also has a birthday this year. Just a few weeks ago, it was the 50th anniversary of the film Zulu.

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