Gifts of War by Mackenzie Ford

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Never was a landscape so pitted and pockmarked with shell holes, flats of mud, and disfigured by twisted shards of shrapnel as our section of south Belgium. Nowhere, in the entire history of the world, was loved less than this bloodied patch of land. The mud flats remained frozen; the thin layer of white crystals that had fallen the afternoon before still formed a translucent sheet, glistening like the stubble on an old man’s beard. Dead trees, their leaves blasted away, were outlined in white against the mud.

Handel, I know, had found real fame only in London. The aria was doubly suitable. When the boy had finished and the strains of the mouth organ subsided, leaving only a faint whisper of wind, we all knew that there would be no more music that night. ” shouted our linguist. ” someone shouted back. ” The mood of the men in the trench that night was different. “Maybe we’ll get some proper sleep,” one man growled. “I hope so, too,” I replied. “But the guard will be maintained, as always. ” said one of the men.

Would like to meet you at noon, sir, noon our time. ” Gifts? What on earth did the Germans have to give us and, more important, what did we have to give them? Was the exchange of gifts even appropriate? But I liked the idea of a discussion about burying the dead. Corpses, or parts of corpses, lay all over no-man’s-land. The stench of decaying bodies, and the shrill squeaking of the rats as they gorged on the remains, never let us forget that, at the Front, death was not the end. Each and every one of us had lost good friends, even relatives, and a decent burial—any kind of burial—was the one thing we could do for men who were beyond all other forms of aid.

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