Lovely place names in France and Belgium become synonymous with the horrors of trench warfare. Millions are killed for a few dozen yards of ruined land… and the question in my mind is ‘why?’. Is it nationalistic pride? The glorification of war?
100 years of strife came out of those 4 years and continues today. If humanity cannot follow those threads, then history can, and will, repeat itself into the next century, and the next, and the next.