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Ernest Hemingway: Champs d’Honneur

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

American writers on peace and against war

Nobel prize in literature recipients on peace and war

Ernest Hemingway: Selections on war

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Ernest Hemingway
Champs d’Honneur

Soldiers never do die well;
Crosses mark the places –
Wooden crosses where they fell,
Stuck above their faces.
Soldiers pitch and cough and twitch –
All the world roars red and black;
Soldiers smother in a ditch,
Choking through the whole attack.

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