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Anonymous Americas

(1000-1950 / United States)

God and the Soldier


God and the soldier
All men adore
In time of trouble,
And no more;
For when war is over
And all things righted,
God is neglected -
The old soldier slighted.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Sean Obrien (5/26/2008 9:18:00 AM)

    Just as an FYI this Poem was scrawled in a sentry box on the British holding of Gibraltar and is probably one of the most famous poems used on UK remembrance day. While not American - and British - it used quite often here in the USA. (Report) Reply

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