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January 22, 2014

The Greatest Anti-War Speech.

The Greatest Anti-War Speeches are given by Those who Know War Best.

 

I HAVE SEEN WAR

I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives.

I HATE WAR

War mongers, war lovers, macho leaders tend to have avoided service in their youth.

Not FDR:

“I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen 200 limping, exhausted men come out of line—the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.”

The actual speech:

Another, but this one fictional.

 

A Truly Epic Speech.

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