With vet’s passing, WWI is another kind of history

February 28, 2011 at 11:07 am in The Dickinson Press

What was it like? What was it like in the trenches? What was it like in all those places whose names have faded in the dusty recesses of memory, places like Ypres and Gallipoli, Verdun and the Marne? What was it like to fight the war that was supposed to make the world safe for democracy? There’s no one left to ask.

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