“War,” said Martha Gelhorn, “happens to people, one by one.
The way Harry Truman saw it in August 1945, there was a sickening possibility that the Second World War would end in a historic bloodbath.
When our soldiers who had fought in the civil war in Vietnam came back home, many of them were treated shamefully.
One hundred years ago last week, the Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo by a Bosnia Serb nationalist.
It’s Shakespeare’s “band of brothers” in desert camouflage.