Saturday, 12 July 2014

King And Country.

       As we approach August, 2014, and the establishment prepares to attempt to showcase that Bloody imperialist land grab, known as WW1, as some sort of heroic defence of a none existent democracy, we have to do all we can to tell the truth about the biggest unnecessary blood letting in modern history. This imperialist squabble has no glory, was no vision of a better world, it was nothing more than a greed driven fight between empires, all in the name of power and wealth for the few. 
     The film, King and Country, based on a novel by James Lansdale Hodson. tells the story of one young man, the last man left of his entire company. He decides to walk away, but is caught, and to set an example to others, he is shot at dawn for desertion.

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