A.E. Houseman's Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries was a response to criticism of a standing, professional army as a mass of mercenaries.
Photo from Atonement – Poppy fields « ALEX BAILEY movie stills photographer
Mark Knopfler's Rememberance Day. (Lyrics.)
-Last year's Cluemeter posts: Mike Royko and The G.I. Jive.