Siegfried Sassoon Quote

I believe that the war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest.... I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops, and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.


Finished with the War: A Soldier's Declaration [July 1917]

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I believe that the war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest.... I have seen and...

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I believe that the war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest.... I have seen and...

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I believe that the war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest.... I have seen and...

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I believe that the war, upon which I entered as a war of defense and liberation, has now become a war of aggression and conquest.... I have seen and...