WTF Fun Fact – Pals Battalions

During WWI, the British Army had “Pals battalions,” which allowed men from the same community to serve in the war together. This practice was ended after the Somme offensive, as entire battalions (and consequently communities as well) were wiped out. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pals_battalion

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