057 – …and Peace

As you will have seen from the last post even during the war Arsenal were receiving invitations to play abroad, but when peace came to Europe there was one invitation the club felt it couldn’t refuse so on the 12th of August 1945 Arsenal faced The British Land Army in Dusseldorf. Below are a scan of the match programme, and a short clip of the game. I’ve had this clip up on youtube for a while and from comments received from relatives this match obviously meant an awful lot to the Army players and supporters.


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