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It probably wasn’t another august madness; I doubt anybody thought the doughboys would be home for Christmas (at least not in 1917 – first they had to get over there). But 100 years ago there was a lot of evidence … Continue reading

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at any cost, except

We covet peace, and shall preserve it any cost but the loss of honor. For a little variety … A year and a half after the First World War began and during the week when the Battle of Verdun began … Continue reading

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