War to End All Wars Continues, Soldiers and Vets Still Suffering
BEGIN MILITARY CHARITY AT HOME
By Harry M. Covert
There is much to be considered on Last Tuesday’s somber day of remembrance. The War to End All Wars ended a centenary ago, but the Great War didn’t end anything at all with exception of massive deaths of nine million soldiers and about seven million civilians. The United Kingdom had about 900,000 deaths, the United States recorded for 116,708 for its one-year participation.
(Editor’s note: This column appeared Nov. 11, 2014 and
is being reprinted at many requests.)
What’s more poignant here is to recall the lives of all called to battle the millions upon millions of Americans in the wars since—WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Iraq, Afghanistan, and others some may refer to as skirmishes.… Read More