The War before the Waltz

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History Today
Vol. 66, no. 12 (December 2016), p. 40-42

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Victor Silvester brought ballroom dancing to the masses and his enormous influence persists to this day in the TV show 'Strictly Come Dancing.' Much less well known is his extraordinary career as a boy soldier in the Great War. Richard Hughes sets the record straignt