2. The Treaty of Versailles and the Munich Settlement
What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle
Can patter out their hasty orisons.
(from "Anthem for Doomed Youth")
I am the enemy you killed, my friend.
I knew you in this dark: for so you frowned
Yesterday through me as you jabbed and killed.
I parried: but my hands were loath and cold.
Let us sleep now.-
(from "Strange Meeting")
Se en obituary over A. J. P Taylor at Institute for Historical Review:
The Last Liberal Historian: A. J. P. Taylor , March 25, 1906 - Sept. 7, 1990
Read also his well known "time table theory" about how wars start: A. J. P. Taylor's railroad timetable theory "How Wars Begin".
Some of Wilfred Owen's poems: Poems by Wilfred Owen - With an Introduction by Siegfried Sassoon - Poet's Corner.
On the page of the association "I Farfars Fodspor" one can read all about the South Jutland soldiers in the First World War: Første Verdenskrig - De Sønderjyske krigsdeltagere, among others letter sent home from the soldiers. (danish)
Literature: "The Origins of The Second World War" by A. J. P. Taylor - Penguin Books.
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