Honouring the Fallen

Lest we forget…

Rebecca Bryn

It seems to me that the best way of honouring the fallen of two world wars is not to forget their sacrifice and have some understanding of what they went through. ‘Lest we Forget’ is written large on many memorials for a very good reason, but what do most of us actually know about the conditions in which soldiers lived and died, or the inhumanity with which the inmates of Hitler’s death camps were treated?

This isn’t something we should close our eyes to, however painful the truth is, and between the hope, courage, resilience, and acts of self-sacrifice, it is painful.

I’ve penned two novels about war and its effects on ordinary people, inspired by ordinary people, and writing and researching them opened my eyes. How did these men and women endure with such courage? I am still astounded.

To honour the memory of those who are no longer…

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Author: authorsarahstuart

Sarah Stuart is an award-winning author whose books are based on her show business experience, her concern for animals, the challenges of her Christian faith, and her passions for history and travel. Sarah's hope is that readers will enjoy her novels as an escape from reality, but be left understanding that fame and fortune often comes at a high personal cost. Also, an increased perception of the threat to animals: those shot in the name of sport for trophy heads, endangered species, many poached for their fur and ivory, and tragically discarded pets.

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