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Memories of war shame today's tentative terrorist measures

News that Britain's emergency homeland officials and transport agencies have been working on plans for the evacuation of all or part of the population of London in the event of a major terrorist attack first appeared in the International Herald Tribune last month and was followed by a story with a slightly different slant in London's Evening Standard two or three days later.

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