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'Band of Brothers - the story of the XIII Platoon, 2nd Manchester Pals' with Mark Bailey


The New Army, often referred to as Kitchener's Army, originated on the recommendation of  Lord Kitchener, the Secretary of State for War, to obtain 500,000 volunteers for the Army. Men flocked to the colours, particularly in the North of England. The city of Manchester recruited a large number of 'pals' battalions. One of these - the 17th Battal...