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My Dad and my Uncle were in World War One

Heathcote Williams wrote this about his own father and uncle upon learning that the UK government was to spend £50 million on commemorating the centenary of the first world war, and that David Cameron wants the commemoration to be like the celebrations for the Queen's diamond jubilee.

Words: Heathcote Williams
Video and narration: Alan Cox
For more films by Heathcote Williams & Alan Cox see Babylonroyal...


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Heathcote Williams senior in army uniform 1915

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Uncle Jack 1910

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Heathcote Williams junior with Uncle Jack 1964