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Sanity: an obituary
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As I may have mentioned once or twice before in the course of my periodical surveys of the media, I am something of a collector of military obituaries. Or perhaps I should say that I collect British military obituaries, since the British newspapers I read contain many more notices of Britain’s recently deceased and highly decorated veterans—nearly all of them with fascinating accounts of the actions for which they were awarded their medals—than the American ones do of American ones. Here, apart from local pap ...
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