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Posted By: Gareth
30-Sep-01 - 07:26 PM
Thread Name: Q about No Mans Land
Subject: RE: Q about No Mans Land
For King and Country - Yes Wolfgang your are correct to assumne the Ulster/Irish conection - but it relates to the first day of the Somme (1916)

The volunteer divisions of Ulster, by an accident of history, were amoungst the first to assult the Gemany lines. Very few survived.