Sports Letters: Somme mistake

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The Independent Online
Sir: In 'Sporting Ghosts of Christmas Past' (27 December) Rob Steen informs us that in 1914 British and German soldiers played football in no man's land during a Yuletide truce at the height of the Battle of the Somme. The battle, though, took place two years later.

Yours,

DAVID HEAD

Bradford on Avon, Wilts

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