Commonwealth War Graves Commission

November 05, 2007 12:22 ET

Football Website Brings Remembrance Of The Dead To Life

MAIDENHEAD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2007) -

For everybody who thinks that history is boring...

Think again.

Glory Days- Football in Times of War is the brand new website from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

See for yourself at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QfnMaXxoEQ

Glory Days was produced for the Commission by Sliced Bread Animation and is supported by the Premier League, Football Association, Football Foundation, Ministry of Defence and the Professional Footballers Association. The website uses football as a lively and enjoyable means of engaging young people in the importance of Remembrance and the sacrifices made by professional footballers during the two world wars and features young England sensation Theo Walcott.

Notes for Editors

1. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is responsible for marking and maintaining the graves of those members of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars, for building and maintaining memorials to the dead whose graves are unknown and for providing records and registers of these 1.7 million burials and commemorations found in most countries throughout the world.

2. Sliced Bread Animation

Sliced Bread Animation is a fresh and creative, London based animation company at the cutting edge of new media. Clients include including Sky, Burger King, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Sony. For more information visit: http://www.thebestthingsince.com/



Contact Information

  • Peter Francis
    01628 507163
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    Emily Bird
    01628 507171