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UK Army To Shrink To Pre War Levels — Pre Boer War Levels, That Is

New cuts proposed by Britain’s cash strapped government will reduce the British Army to its smallest size since the late nineteenth century — since the Second Boer War started in 1899, to be exact.

At that time Britain ruled one fourth of the earth’s surface and one quarter of the world’s population. A few people are nostalgic for those good old days; a poll by The Gleaner newspaper in Jamaica last month found that after 50 years of independence, 60 percent of Jamaicans think their country would be better off under British rule.

The Scots are ambivalent; no polls from Zimbabwe could be found.

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    It’s good to know that there are persons who are ready to fight and protect it’s country for their whole life. Thanks for sharing this thought.

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