Letter: In Brief

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The Independent Culture
Sir: Clive Gammon ("Do the Welsh deserve Snowdon?", 26 August), writes ".... And the striking Welsh miners and railwaymen, just before the Great War, shot dead by soldiers under the command of the Home Secretary, Winston Churchill...."

Surely this is not so. Winston Churchill sent the Metropolitan Police to the Rhondda, where they bashed the strikers who would not yield with their rolled up mackintosh capes, which were nasty weapons, but not lethal.