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The World's Greatest Music
In the olden days, if you played a drum, fife, bagpipes or bugle, the likelihood was you'd find yourself in the line of fire. Mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo with our gallery of some of the most heroic musicians ever.
This piper is trying to keep up the spirits of his weary comrades at the Battle of Bazentin Ridge, launched by the British Fourth Army at dawn on 14 July 1916. It marked the start of the second phase of the Battle of the Somme and turned out to be more successful to the disastrous first day of the action.
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