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Same place, different time. This speaks 1,000 words.

Same place, different time.

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.

CO2 mon amour par Denis Cheissoux

Guerre de 14-18. "A un moment donné, le seul moyen de communication qu'ils (les vétérans) aient, c'est les larmes. Ils ne peuvent plus raconter". Maire de Craonne, Noël Genteur dans "CO2 Mon Amour" du 08/11/14 ("Le chemin des dames, vu par le maire de Craonne, maraîcher bio"). WWI image. Sources ? Clic 2X pour écouter.

PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with

Horace Greasley

PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also famously escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with

This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly.  As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

This captures the horrors of WWI perfectly. As we approach the hundredth anniversary we would do well to remember.

World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

Wow. The "durings" are so sad in their eyes. :( - We Are Not The Dead: soldiers' faces before, during and after serving in Afghanistan.

We Are Not The Dead: soldiers' faces before, during and after serving in Afghanistan

Wow. The "durings" are so sad in their eyes. :( - We Are Not The Dead: soldiers' faces before, during and after serving in Afghanistan.

WW1. The surprising thing to me is not the number of men who understandably broke down in this hell-hole, but the number who did not.

WW1. The surprising thing to me is not the number of men who understandably broke down in this hell-hole, but the number who did not.

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