WWI Soldiers Mingle With Commuters in Artist's Somme Tribute

July 1, 2016 5:54 PM

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British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

Young men in vintage uniforms sat, stood and mingled with travelers at railway stations across the country during the morning rush hour, in a poignant reminder of the sheer number lost to the conflict.

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