Controversial exhibition highlights reality of army life

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Controversial exhibition highlights reality of army life

A controversial exhibition highlighting what a group of British war veterans call the harsh reality of life in the army, opens in east London today. 

'Action Man - Battlefield Casualities' aims to reflect the cost of war with a series of satirical short films parodying 1980s children's TV adverts.

The group Veterans for Peace UK have produced the show and accompanying film in the run up to Armed Forces Day as part of a campaign to end army recruitment of under 18s.

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