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1
Q

Which part of WW1 is ‘Mametz Wood’ set in?

A

The Somme, North France

2
Q

How did Sheers feel about the Welsh and the Somme before his poem?

A

He felt the Welsh bravery was never recognised

3
Q

What did Owen Sheers want his poem to recognise?

A

Because he wanted the Welsh bravery to be recognised

4
Q

Which war is ‘Mametz Wood’ set in?

A

WW1

5
Q

How many men were injured or died in The Battle of The Somme?

A

1 million

6
Q

Finish the quote: a broken …….. of bone linked arm in …..

A

mosaic
arm

7
Q

Finish the quote: And even now the earth stands ………

A

sentinel

8
Q

Finish the quote: the ……. and broken ……… …… of a skull

A

blown
bird’s egg

9
Q

Finish the quote: with this ……….., slipped from their ……… tongues.

A

unearthing
absent

10
Q

Finish the quote: For ….. afterwards the ……. found ….. -

A

years
farmers
them

11
Q

Finish the quote: all ………… now in ……, breaking …… and white

A

mimicked
flint
blue