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087: December 2009/January 2010

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‘The killing of the Iron 12’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

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In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British soldiers who had been lost during the retreat to the Marne, and one Frenchman, in Guise Chateau after first making them dig their own graves. This the soldiers’ story (two of whom were from Yorkshire), of the French people who helped them, and of the …