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Though homosexuality remained a criminal offence in the UK until the s, the banning of gay recruits in the armed services was not lifted until However, homosexuality was unofficially tolerated by the armed services for the duration of the Second World War.

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Their stories have been uncovered by dedicated historians who have sifted through thousands of newspaper reports, memoirs, letters, military documents and court records. The provost had worked with a vice squad, ''so he knew what he was looking for - the signs and codes of the 'perverted practices' he was seeking out''. This sort of account, including Robert Hughes's reports of widespread convict-era homosexual practices in The Fatal Shore , often meets with stern denial along the lines of ''there were no poofters in the armed services''. They will be published as a book, and potentially see new life in films , plays, music… even a fashion line. Comedic genius Bill Bailey shows how the U.

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war world ii men Gay

war world ii men Gay

war world ii men Gay

war world ii men Gay

During World War One and most of World War Two, there was no concerted effort to develop a policy on homosexuality in Australia's military. Though homosexuality remained a criminal offence in the UK until the s, the banning of gay recruits in the armed services was not lifted until How did the First World War end?

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