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What English people of nearly all classes loathe from the bottom of their hearts is the swaggering officer type , the jingle ... So deep does this feeling go that for a hundred years past the officers of the British army , in peace time ...
There were not even enough revolvers to supply all the officers . After a year of war the regular army was still short of 300,000 tin hats . There had even , previously , been a shortage of uniforms - this in one of the greatest woollen ...
Obviously the snobbishness and political ignorance of people like airmen and naval officers will be a very great difficulty . But without those airmen , destroyer commanders , etc. etc. we could not survive for a week .
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review