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Tommy (homeward-bound and determined not to disappoint) : 'Why, missy, three days before the armistice the air was that thick with aeroplanes the birds had to get down and walk.'

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AWNS-19190327-41-4

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
27 March 1919

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
World War, 1914-1918, Dogs, Trays, Pubs, England, Soldiers, British Army, ChairsWorld War, 1914-1918DogsTraysPubsEnglandSoldiersBritish ArmyChairs
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 27 March 1919 p041

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Showing a cartoon of a British soldier sitting on a settle smoking and drinking with two other men in a country ale house. He addresses a woman carrying a tray and a girl holding his rifle. A dog sits at his feet and an old man listens attentively to his left, while another man peers over the settle.