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The meaning of "had a good war"

" Had a good war "
Meaning:
To have been successful during a military campaign.
Example:
Grandad never talked about it but we found a string of WWII bravery medals when he died - he must have had a good war.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain.
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