British Commonwealth of Nations: Toward 1940

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Softly from Scotch bagpipes there sounded, last week, in the depths of Westminster Abbey, that lilting, infinitely plaintive tune, The Flowers of the Forest. One of many hundreds who harkened and wept slow, heartfelt tears was a great statesman who sometimes appears too slick, too superficial and too dapper, Mr.

David Lloyd George. Grief had welled up in every loyal Briton's heart, and with good cause. The Empire was laying to rest her greatest soldier, the Scotchman who commanded all her armies in France from 1915 until...

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