95 years on

Via a friend I’m reminded that 95 years ago today was the opening day of the Somme, and by 12:30 PM over 50,000 of Britain’s soldiers were dead or wounded. A mere 95 years after that event our politicians would sneak our honoured dead out the service entrance when they’re brought back home “to avoid public scenes of emotion”. No matter what we may think about the conflicts we’re involved in, the soldiers who give their lives for this country deserve to be publicly honoured and their sacrifice acknowledged and remembered. Please sign the petition to prevent them being brought … Continue reading