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Sir Jocelyn Stevens memorably described the proposed design for new war memorial gates at Hyde Park Corner as a 'world joke'. But we have heard little of a further planned addition to this major London site, where English Heritage is trying to maintain a semblance of dignity and decorum. This is unlikely to be helped by an extraordinary sculpture, known as 'Animals at War', which is supposed to be a reminder of the contribution made by our dumb friends to various military efforts. For ...

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