Pupils at Hartford Church of England High School

"To end all wars"

13/11/18"To end all wars"

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 formal hostilities of World War I ended. It was known as the “Great War” because of the loss of life – 20 million killed and 20 million injured. It was also the “War to end all wars”. But 21 years after the guns fell silent they could be heard one again across Europe as World War II broke out. 60 million people died. Since then there has not been a day’s peace across the world – wars still continue to be waged. Why? Why are we unable to stop war? Read more...


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