Sixty years ago, they were just as ordinary

This article in The Telegraph ponders the question of the ‘war hero’ and refers to John Bufton’s letter…

” I am wary of some men who are branded “war heroes”, because they seek out glory for their own aggrandisement. The real heroes were surely those who never wished to leave their firesides – the vast majority – but who nonetheless did what they perceived as their duty, leaving us a debt for our freedom which we can in some small measure acknowledge on this day...”

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Sixty years ago, they were just as ‘ordinary’

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