Wednesday, 20 May 2009

New York Times on Wootton Bassett

George Brooks, 61, who had served in the Royal Air Force and had traveled down from Bristol, as he always does for repatriations, said that when battalions came home from war they were welcomed and given parades. “But these lads have nothing,” he said. “This is their parade.”

New York Times: An Impromptu Farewell Becomes Britain’s Salute