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James Blunt 'Prevented World War III'

First Posted: 01/15/11 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:10 PM ET

James Blunt

BBC News :

Singer James Blunt has told the BBC how he refused an order to attack Russian troops when he was a British soldier in Kosovo.Blunt said he was willing to risk a court martial by rejecting the order from a US General.

But he was backed by British Gen Sir Mike Jackson, who said: "I'm not going to have my soldiers be responsible for starting World War III."

Read the whole story: BBC News

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