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Come Out

I don’t believe there’s a heart that is cold,
Can’t let you in and can’t understand
For that’s just a heart, crafted with faith,
That one too many, chose to aband…
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Poetry

As wise as the ants

By Kolawole Adepoju

As the horn sounds reverberate

The soldiers stand for fate

A bind to their nascent promise

Their oath of office

The survival of their race… 201 more words

Ants

Episode 25: “IN: To the Other Side of Paradise -- THIS SIDE OF JUSTICE”

“Maybe if you see my face, you’ll change your mind about the mission.”

In our penultimate episode, we reach a kind of climax, where the Major and the audience finally understand Kuze’s ultimate aims. 1,898 more words

Ghost In The Shell

an iraq veteran's take on "american sniper"

full essay

Brian Turner recognizes “American Sniper” as representing the Iraq war somewhat realistically–at least from the soldiers’ perspective.

Clint Eastwood’s film is attempting to convey the grit, the determination, the pure endurance of seeing a belief through to its end.

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Soldiers open fire on Borno governor’s convoy in error

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima

Troops in Maiduguri, Borno State, ‘mistakenly’ opened fire on the convoy of Governor Kashim Shettima   as it approached a military garrison near the airport. 1,173 more words

Bokoharam

The Battle of Agincourt, revealed through the Soldier Rolls of the Exchequer

Today’s post is a follow-on piece to yesterday’s essay on the Soldier Rolls, that treasure trove of medieval English military records.  In this case, I applied the Soldier Rolls to one of the most famous engagements of the Hundred Years War, the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.  1,476 more words

A SOLDIER AND A MAN

GAVE HIS LIFE FOR THE FLAG HE LOVED

Pte. Herbert Morgan, Beloved Veteran, Dead in France

SERVED EMPIRE FOR 22 YEARS

Letter from “Pal” Tells of His Death and Funeral…

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18th Battalion CEF