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By Lucy Noakes,Juliette Pattinson

Few ancient occasions have resonated as a lot in smooth British tradition because the moment global battle. It has left a wealthy legacy in a number media that proceed to draw a large viewers: movie, television and radio, images and the visible arts, journalism and propaganda, structure, museums, tune and literature. the long-lasting presence of the warfare within the public global is echoed in its ongoing centrality in lots of own and relations stories, with tales of the second one global struggle being mentioned throughout the generations. This assortment brings jointly contemporary historic paintings at the cultural reminiscence of the battle, studying its presence in kinfolk tales, in renowned and fabric tradition and in acts of commemoration in Britain among 1945 and the present.

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