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Glory – “The Guns of August 1914”, Barbara Tuchman 

March 31st, 2012 · No Comments · War, WW1

“If we are to be crushed,” Bassompierre recorded their sentiment, “let us be crushed gloriously.” In 1914 “glory” was a word spoken without embarrassment, and honor a familiar concept that people believed in.

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