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'British Military Music During the Great War' by Dr Emma Hanna


Caption: The band of the First Bradford Pals (16 West Yorks) The role of military music is often overlooked. It has a crucial role to play, not least in keeping spirits up, and the unit in step, on long marches. In addition to maintaining morale, the musicians themselves often doubled as stretcher-bearers during battle. It played an important role…