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Portuguese Fireplace in Winchester, England

A fireplace left at the site where Canadian and Portuguese foresters camped out during the first World War is now a memorial to the wartime lumberjacks. During the beginning of World War I, Canada supplied timber for the Allies in Britain. But by 1916, its logging industry was unable to keep up with the increasing demands. Britain had a problem: it needed to start using its own trees, but all the local foresters were fighting in the war.
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