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Monday, December 27, 2004

When the troops stopped the war

"Reports of the ceasefire did not go down at all well, however, when they reached the generals.British High Command, situated some 27 miles behind the front, issued the directive: "It (fraternisation) discourages initiative in commanders, and destroys the offensive spirit in all ranks." Among some officers, it was the need to follow orders rather than the fraternisation itself which was cause for concern."


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