posted on Nov, 5 2010 @ 08:30 AM
Each Rememberance Day finds me at a war memorial, in my blazer, regimental badge tie, beret and medals. Not to show off, not to say "look at me"
but to pay my respects for those, like me, stood in the mud and the blood. The only difference between those and myself, is that they did not
Even if you are anti war, and I am, war is nothing but death and destruction, please spare a moment for those that died. I am not talking about
British Tommies or Germans or French, I mean all people, that died during conflicts. These people did not want to go to war. They did not want
their guts spread over a muddy field or be left screaming in pain in the dark. They wanted to be at home with the loved ones. But, they did their
duty, not for Queen and country, not for freedom, but for the man standing next to them.
One thing civilians will never understand is the brotherhood, the bond that forms between men in times of war. These men, yes and women, stood
shoulder to shoulder, fought and died together. If you cannot remember them for the wars they fought in, remember them for the future they lost.