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World War I And Durham’s Sister Cities


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Learn how all of Durham’s Sister Cities, except Arusha, fought with the Allied Powers against Germany and Austria. From Durham (UK)’s famous Light Infantry to naval escorts provided by Toyama (Japan), each city took part in the war effort. Arusha (now in Tanzania) was involved as part of German-occupied East Africa.

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