Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Ignorance over WWI shocking

A newly reported social survey on the Great War has found that one in five Britons thought we were fighting Hitler's Nazis.

And, though 85% knew about the football match during the 1914 Christmas truce, 8% believed they watched a screening of The Great Escape. You couldn't make it up.


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