hunger marcher


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an unemployed person who participates in a hunger march

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His influential Hunger Marchers image became one too (Fig.
It has erected statues of the Jarrow hunger marchers in Newcastle and Eric Morecambe in the town that bears his name.
It is 1921, the Great Slump just beginning, hunger marchers straggling up to London from Wales.
Back in Oxford he was stirred by the plight of the Jarrow Hunger Marchers, who passed through Oxford on their way from northeast England to London to protest against unemployment.
On a more sombre note, he records in his journal watching a column of weary hunger marchers passing by on their way to London.
Hunger Marchers and Spanish volunteers existed, but these are merely "facts" that have no intrinsic meaning beyond the frame into which the historian has fitted them.
Above, the gilded youth of 1930s Oxford converse on the steps of Queen's College; below, Jarrow Hunger Marchers break for tater hash outside Bradford.
Ever since I was a boy I've heard his name spat out, for the way he set the troops on striking workers, dismissed hunger marchers as shirkers and sent 40,000 men to be slaughtered pointlessly at Gallipoli.
After a performance of Showboat in Drury Lane, he emerged from the theatre and these hunger marchers from Wales were having an impromptu sing-song.