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20/09/2015 14:29 BST | Updated 20/09/2015 15:59 BST

Harry Leslie Smith Continues Fight Against 'Racist' Moaning About Refugees On Twitter

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: 91 year old Harry Leslie Smith delivers an impassioned speech about his life and the NHS on September 24, 2014 in Manchester, England. Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party, delivered his keynote speech to delegates yesterday, and has since admitted missing out a key passage on the UK's financial deficit. The four-day annual Labour Party Conference finishes today in Manchester. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The World War II veteran who took on a 'racist' tweeter in a heated exchange has continued his spat with the troll, by rubbishing claims that those who served in the war would be ashamed at what the country has become.

After the troll used an image portraying the opinions of controversial author and Holocaust denier David Irving, Smith quickly denounced the troll's claims and tactics.

The Irving quote read: "My own feelings about race are precisely the same as 95 percent of the people of my generation... If the British soldiers on the beaches of Normandy in 1944 could look forward to the end of the century and see what England has become, they would not have bothered to advance another 40 yard up the beach."

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The image included quotes from David Irving

But Smith, who served in the RAF during the Second World War was having none of it.

Last week, and after Jeremy Corbyn's refused to sing the National Anthem on Tuesday, 92-year-old Harry Leslie Smith tweeted his none-too-subtle opinion.

In response 'daz' felt the need to offer his sympathies...

Only Smith was having none of it...

If you haven't heard of Harry Leslie Smith let us bring you up to speed.

He's a (according to his Twitter profile) "survivor of the Great Depression, RAF veteran & activist". He's also an author and basically a bit of a legend.

Smith gained thousands of fans during the run up to the General Election with his criticism of the Tories, as well as his support for gay rights and Cecil the Lion.

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