‘War to end all wars’ did no such thing

“From the darkness on all sides came the groans and wails of wounded men; faint, long, sobbing moans of agony and despairing shrieks. It was too horribly obvious to me that dozens of men with serious wounds must have crawled for safety into shell holes. And now the water was rising above them, and powerless to move, they were slowly drowning.”
That passage was written in the diary of a British officer named Edwin Vaughan. Penned in 1917 at the Third Battle of Ypres during World War I, Vaughn des...

Thank you for supporting your local Acorn! You need to be a digital subscriber to view the rest of this content. Please Login or Subscribe Now!