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The best pictures of British soldiers smoking

Posted in Best pictures, Famous battles, Historical articles, History, Leisure, War, World War 1 on Friday, 9 October 2015

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The best pictures of soldiers smoking are vivid images of men taking perhaps the only pleasure available to them during conflict.
The first picture shows soldiers in the Boer War.

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Tinder boxes being used in the Boer War by Pat Nicolle

The second picture shows officers after battle.

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After the Fall of Omdurman, enjoying the Delights of Freedom by John Charlton

The third picture shows soldiers in the trenches.

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Wounded but not too ill for a smoke, World War I

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