The Biffers love to crow about how lefties don’t understand history. They usually go on to distort historical events to suit their own agenda. I know it’s hard to believe but they’ve done it again. This is a photograph of soldiers who participated in the 3rd Battle of Ypres in 1917.
Also known as the Battle of Passchendaele, this was one of the hardest fought and bloodiest, most futile campaigns of the Great War. Well over half a million men died at Passchendaele, most of them British, Commonwealth and allied troops during three months of miserable slaughter amid mud, vermin and the decaying bodies of the unburied dead.
The sacrifice these men made should not be misrepresented to support a bunch of neo-nazis whose ideological forebears brought the world to war again within the space of a single generation. The First World War was not fought to keep Britain British. The brave men who fought at Passchendaele knew nothing of the fascist threat to Britain of World War 2.
The truth is that Britain went to war because of a pact made with France in 1904. The ‘entente cordial’ obliged the British to come to the aid of France if it was attacked.
Nothing to do with maintaining Britishness. Everything to do with maintaining France as an independent sovereign power. You might say that they fought to keep France French!
Will the Biffers ever stop disrespecting Britain’s war dead?