A.A. Milne’s ‘Practical Pacifist’ Letter in New IWM Exhibition

AA Milne fought in the Battle of the Somme, depicted here in this famous artist’s depiction of the Royal West Kent Regiment holding Trones Wood. The image originally appeared in a magazine entitled “The Great War”, which, perhaps surprisingly, was running throughout the First World War and is perhaps where the alternative term for the conflict entered widespread public use.

A LETTER penned by ‘Winnie the Pooh’ creator A.A. Milne is to go on display for the first time at the Imperial War Museum London, as part of its new ‘People Power: Fighting for Peace’ exhibition.

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