Journal: News & Comment

Tuesday, November 11, 2003
# 7:22:00 AM:

Pits of mud

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Eighty-five years ago, a war ended. In the battles at Ypres between 1914 and 1918, the death was unimaginable. Fifty-five thousand soldiers from the western side of the line are still missing. Now some have been found.

Few can now really remember—even those who lied about their age to enlist are 100 years old now. The rest of us have to work at it, and learn.


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