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August 4, 2014

“Fix Bayonets!”

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One Hundred years ago today Britain declared war against Germany starting over four years of one if the most bloody military campaigns the world would experience. The young, brave. and healthy sent to fight in horrific trench warfare. Advances made in feet and yards across northern France and Belgium. Bayonet charges and machine guns DO NOT mix!

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Dispatch riders using Trusty Triumph Model H. 500cc’s and 4hp. Got important information and messages from the rear commanding echelons to the blunt, muddy, louse ridden Tommy on the Front Line.

The whistle blows..

“Over the Top!”