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United Kingdom

As an injured Russian bear and plucked French cock stumble off, Britain's John Bull protects his fleet with the flags of neutral nations, while making his throne on his colonies and allies: Egypt, India, Belgium, Ireland, Transvaal (part of the Union on South Africa), and, at the center, Italy, an ally since May, 1915. A postcard from 1915, labeled in French and German.
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John Bull le Protecteur des Opprimés
John Bull der Freund und Beschützer der Kleinen.
John Bull, Protector of the Oppressed
John Bull, friend and protector of the little ones.
Egypte, Indes, Belgique, Transvaal, Irlande
Egypt, India, Belgium, Transvaal, Ireland
1915

As an injured Russian bear and plucked French cock stumble off, Britain's John Bull protects his fleet with the flags of neutral nations, while making his throne on his colonies and allies: Egypt, India, Belgium, Ireland, Transvaal (part of the Union on South Africa), and, at the center, Italy, an ally since May, 1915. A postcard from 1915, labeled in French and German.

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John Bull le Protecteur des Opprimés



John Bull der Freund und Beschützer der Kleinen.



John Bull, Protector of the Oppressed



John Bull, friend and protector of the little ones.



Egypte, Indes, Belgique, Transvaal, Irlande



Egypt, India, Belgium, Transvaal, Ireland

1915

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The United Kingdom was, during World War I, the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. On February 1, 2020, it is the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom is a country in Europe.

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Books about United Kingdom (1)

Title Author Last Name Author First Name
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900–1925 Brittain Vera