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WWI - Reliving the past

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Custom silicone technician Corin Watts, portraying a Lance Corporal in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, part of the Rifles Living History Society, participates in a rifle drill whilst recreating life as a First World War soldier at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Custom silicone technician Corin Watts, portraying a Lance Corporal in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, part of the Rifles Living History Society, participates in a rifle drill whilst recreating life as a First World War soldier at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Factory landlord Lawrence Taylor (L), portraying a Colour Sergeant from the King's Royal Rifle Corps, part of the Rifles Living History Society, performs a drill with Connor Young (R) of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group as they recreate the life of a First World War soldier at the Eden Valley Museum in Edenbridge in southeast England May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Factory landlord Lawrence Taylor (L), portraying a Colour Sergeant from the King's Royal Rifle Corps, part of the Rifles Living History Society, performs a drill with Connor Young (R) of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group as they recreate the life of a First World War soldier at the Eden Valley Museum in Edenbridge in southeast England May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Factory landlord Lawrence Taylor poses in the factory he rents to Enfield Speciality Doors in Enfield, north London, August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Factory landlord Lawrence Taylor poses in the factory he rents to Enfield Speciality Doors in Enfield, north London, August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Custom silicone technician Corin Watts works on a prosthetic partial hand at the London Prosthetic Centre in Kingston-Upon-Thames, southwest London, August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Custom silicone technician Corin Watts works on a prosthetic partial hand at the London Prosthetic Centre in Kingston-Upon-Thames, southwest London, August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Theatre nurse Ciaran Dukes (C) portraying a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps marches with other re-enactors depicting World War One drills at the Eden Valley Museum at Edenbridge in south east England May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Theatre nurse Ciaran Dukes (C) portraying a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps marches with other re-enactors depicting World War One drills at the Eden Valley Museum at Edenbridge in south east England May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Theatre nurse Ciaran Dukes poses for a photograph in his scrubs in Bromley, southeast London, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Theatre nurse Ciaran Dukes poses for a photograph in his scrubs in Bromley, southeast London, June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Carpenter Richard Helad, portraying a Lance Corporal of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Living History Group, participates in a mock WWI battle at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Carpenter Richard Helad, portraying a Lance Corporal of the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Living History Group, participates in a mock WWI battle at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Carpenter Richard Helad adjusts a door in a new apartment constructed by Berkeley Homes in Hackney, northeast London July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Carpenter Richard Helad adjusts a door in a new apartment constructed by Berkeley Homes in Hackney, northeast London July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Freight train driver Chris Bingham (R), portraying a private, from the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Living History Group, and carpenter Richard Helad (L), portraying a Lance Corporal, participate in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Freight train driver Chris Bingham (R), portraying a private, from the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Living History Group, and carpenter Richard Helad (L), portraying a Lance Corporal, participate in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Freight train driver Chris Bingham poses for a photograph at the Hoo Junction Marshalling Yard near Gravesend in southern England July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Freight train driver Chris Bingham poses for a photograph at the Hoo Junction Marshalling Yard near Gravesend in southern England July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Heavy goods vehicle driver Philip Francis (3rd L), portraying a private from the 16th Lancers, rides his horse Cassius as he participates in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England, July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Heavy goods vehicle driver Philip Francis (3rd L), portraying a private from the 16th Lancers, rides his horse Cassius as he participates in a mock battle illustrating the First World War at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England, July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Heavy goods vehicle driver Philip Francis poses for a photograph at the Geoff Greenfield yard in Upper Beeding, near Steyning in southern England July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Heavy goods vehicle driver Philip Francis poses for a photograph at the Geoff Greenfield yard in Upper Beeding, near Steyning in southern England July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Peter Austridge (L), portraying a Corporal in the 4th Battalion Royal Fusilier Territorial Army, recreates the camp life of a First World War soldier with other re-enactors Steve Neville (2nd L) Andrew Morgan (2nd R) and Phil Curtis (R) at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Peter Austridge (L), portraying a Corporal in the 4th Battalion Royal Fusilier Territorial Army, recreates the camp life of a First World War soldier with other re-enactors Steve Neville (2nd L) Andrew Morgan (2nd R) and Phil Curtis (R) at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Peter Austridge of the Enfield Borough Police poses whilst on patrol on the Shires Estate in Edmonton, north London, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Peter Austridge of the Enfield Borough Police poses whilst on patrol on the Shires Estate in Edmonton, north London, July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Senior construction manager Paul Barker (3rd R) portrays a Corporal in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps with the Rifles Living History Society as he participates in a gas mask check with Ciaran Watts (L), portraying a Lance Corporal, and Pat Taylor (2L) who is dressed as a member of the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Senior construction manager Paul Barker (3rd R) portrays a Corporal in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps with the Rifles Living History Society as he participates in a gas mask check with Ciaran Watts (L), portraying a Lance Corporal, and Pat Taylor (2L) who is dressed as a member of the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Senior construction manager Paul Barker poses on site during an office renovation project in the Canary Wharf business district in London July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Senior construction manager Paul Barker poses on site during an office renovation project in the Canary Wharf business district in London July 16, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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City of Westminster Environmental Health officer Steve Neville (R) portrays a rifleman in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps with the Rifles Living History Society as he recreates the life of a First World War soldier at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

City of Westminster Environmental Health officer Steve Neville (R) portrays a rifleman in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps with the Rifles Living History Society as he recreates the life of a First World War soldier at the Colchester Military Tournament in Colchester, eastern England July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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City of Westminster Environmental Health officer Steve Neville poses at a London Westminster air quality monitoring site in central London August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

City of Westminster Environmental Health officer Steve Neville poses at a London Westminster air quality monitoring site in central London August 12, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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