O Anna Niemus


Douglas Macarthur - Poem by O Anna Niemus

General Douglas MacArthur as he left soldiers to die in the Bataan
death march while boating off to the safety of Australia said in stentorian
tones: 'I shall return.' He rolled tanks onto veterans seeking their own
benefits. He sacrificed untold numbers on the altar
of his ambition.

But his words of wisdom 'Do not involve the United States in a land
war in Asia' have been ignored by war profiteers who care not
how many young boys are sacrificed.


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  • (7/3/2008 1:27:00 AM)


    How true it is, how fast pledges and promises of only one or two generations earlier, even then when times are worsening, are being forgotten! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 17, 2008


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