Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts
Italian writers on war and militarism
Giuseppe Berto: Bombing produced cities of the dead
Giuseppe Berto: A fable: The war was going well, the war was going badly
Giuseppe Berto: It was a good night for an air raid. Somewhere or other there would be terror and death and destruction.
Giuseppe Berto: No one truly survives war
Giuseppe Berto: One of the fruits of war, that people should feel so alone and desolate
Giuseppe Berto: Orphaned by the bombs
Giuseppe Berto: The sound of the bombs whistling, the sounds of human suffering, the groans, the screams, the agonized appeals
Giuseppe Berto: Stop destroying so many good things that existed on earth simply in order to slaughter each other
Giuseppe Berto: Then the war passed over our countryside
Giuseppe Berto: A universal evil has given them the power to kill unknown people, people very like themselves
Giuseppe Berto: War destroys the soul even when it spares the body
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