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Rose Gentle - my boy was killed because of Blair’s lies about Iraq

by Rose Gentle, Military Families Against the War
Issue No. 2409

Rose Gentle

Rose Gentle (Pic: Jess Hurd/

On Saturday of this week it will be ten years since my son Gordon was killed in Iraq. 

I get really upset when I look at Iraq now, as my boy was killed for lies.

Tony Blair told us that Iraq had Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Now we all know there were none.

Blair then told us the war was for peacekeeping and Iraq would be a better place.

Now Iraq has got even worse than it was when Saddam was there.

We shouldn’t be putting more troops back into Iraq.

There were too many lives lost when we went in before.


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