THE GREAT WAR: ACCORDING TO HARRY PATCH IT WAS ORGANISED MURDER

Originally posted on MILLSVERSE

The last British Tommy, Harry Patch (1898-2009) described World War One and World War Two as follows. ‘The politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organizing nothing better than legalized mass murder.’ He made a vow not to kill Germans and, before he died, advised young men today not to join the army. His advice was whooshed from the internet. He also raised an all-important question, ‘At the end of the war, the peace was settled round a table, so why the hell couldn’t they do that at the start without losing millions of men?’ (Harry Patch with Richard Van Emden – the Last Fighting Tommy. Bloomsbury.)

The answer to Harry’s question can be found on Jim Macgregor & Gerry Docherty’s Hidden History site that Britain not only started the war, but sustained it for profit. That ‘gallant little Belgium’ was a in a secret military alliance with Britain and France. That Britain mobilised one week before the invasion of Belgium. And Sir Edward Grey, of the famous ‘lamps are going out all over Europe’ quote, was far removed from his carefully cultivated Establishment image as the gentle, tragic, Edwardian, P.G. Wodehouse gentleman, who wrote a book on fly fishing in his spare time. Instead, he was a sinister…

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4 thoughts on “THE GREAT WAR: ACCORDING TO HARRY PATCH IT WAS ORGANISED MURDER

  1. Harry Patch was a great character. When he was still alive, he featured in many documentaries, and always told it ‘how it was’. I have no doubt this will be a great read, and I hope to get around to it, one of these days.
    As for Britain’s complicity in WW1, it is doubtful that we will ever know the full truth. That applies to almost everything though, and should be little surprise.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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