Never forget

The nation will fall silent today, in memory of all who have fallen in conflict; they gave their lives so we could live ours, in peace, in freedom, in liberty.

The nation will fall silent at 11:00 today, in memory of all who have fallen in conflict; they gave their lives so we could live ours, in peace, in freedom, in liberty…

They went with songs to the battle, they were young.

Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow.

They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,

They fell with their faces to the foe.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning,

We will remember them.

See also:

Is it time to end the war in Afghanistan?Capt. Patrick Bury, July 28th 2011

Libya and Syria: The costs of warDominic Browne, June 14th 2011

Remember those that shall not grow old, as we that are left grow oldMatthew Carn, November 14th 2010

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13 Responses to “Never forget”

  1. Political Planet

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  7. Rob the crip

    Pity in this day and age we think of the dead more then we do of the injured, who now have to go through the same medical WCA which labour brought in, to ensure a soldier with no legs has not suddenly got up and walked .

    Honour the dead yes without doubt, but look after those who gave arms legs and minds.

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  11. Mr. Sensible

    Agreed Shamik. Whatever we think of the missions we send our forces on, we need to remember the work they do.

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