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Iíve actually got a book called Colonial Violence, which has a painting of Melvill and Coghill on the front cover, plus of course, there was the book on war crimes and genocide that has a Rorkeís Drift painting as its front cover.

Itís no real surprise that it is filtering out into other areas.

I foresee at some stage AZW re-enactments at events will eventually be affected, even protested against with demonstrations.

Romanticism of the red coated soldiers may become a thing of the past, but I think I mentioned elsewhere, romanticism of such a war in paintings, etc., was more of a Victorian viewpoint, but whether it is right to continue it today when modern war is so brutal and in our faces every day, well, it comes down to individual opinions.

I donít enter into these debates, as they are very ugly and show another dark side to peoplesí thinking that I do not like one bit, and the words used now to describe each other are shocking.

I feel we are losing the way of what remembering history means, that the history becomes history itself, erased from memory.

However, that is my own thoughts on the matter

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