War Never Changes

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A graffiti on the wall of a fortress of Verdun discovered by an American magazine reporter in 1945:

Austin White – Chicago, Ill. – 1918
Austin White – Chicago, Ill. – 1945
This is the last time I want to write my name here.

Reference

The New York Times, August 14, 1985

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About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com
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10 Responses to War Never Changes

  1. acheblogweb says:

    Woow, that’s… a powerful message

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  2. Abigail says:

    Whenever I learn about the World Wars, that thought passes my mind: Soldiers who fought in WWI, perhaps believing that it was indeed the war to end all wars, also saw the battlefield led than three decades later in WWII. That would make a worthwhile story…

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  4. lindasschaub says:

    Sad and rather chilling isn’t it?

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  5. Incredible. What are the odds?!

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  7. Mr. Mel says:

    I saw the title and the first thought that came to me was,”boy, ain’t that the truth”. You can only hope that his grandchildren won’t need to write theirs.👍

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Siobhán says:

    Nothing changes only time

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  9. masercot says:

    Good lord! “May you live in interesting times” personified…

    Liked by 1 person

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