Tag: World War One

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

I make no apologies for spurning the pomp and pageantry that bull-horns Remembrance Sunday. There is much about the war that knows no political or national boundaries; war is a monument to human frailty, not strength. 

BEST WE REMEMBER

Remembrance Day was originally intended to remind us of the futility of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marked the time the Armistice was signed at the end of WWI, or, as it was known at the time, The Great War, the war to end all wars. 

OBITUARY FOR THE GREATEST BRITON

Winston Churchill was far from being as popular as palace historians make him out to be. The half-American dilettante’s image is repeatedly laundered by mainstream media. The brainwashing worked well: in a list of 100 Great Britain’s the notorious warmonger was voted No. 1.