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Great War Stories 3 - Alexander Aitken

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2016

More than once I felt like throwing the violin away down the streambed, but members of the section took turns with me in carrying it up the slope.
– Alexander Aitken, in his 1964 memoir Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman
No country can afford to lose such men.
– Alexander Aitken's memoir Gallipoli to the Somme, on the senselessness of war