Newfoundland At Armageddon

“Everyone knows the war is almost over, but the bombing and firing continues. It's almost as if the Boches are trying to use up all their shells so they don't have to transport them off the battlefield. It would certainly be unlucky to get wounded or die right now. I'm worried that I might not make it to the end.”

Charles

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Armistice and the Treaty of Versailles

“It's been nearly a year since I got home. This lousy back pain is not getting any better. With a baby on the way, there will be at least three mouths to feed. I've had a little work but it's been several days that I haven't been able to do it just with my back acting up. What are we going to do?”

Charles

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Returning Home

“Shiwack NO! It's too late. Damn, damn, damn! Another nightmare. It's all my fault. Why didn't I do anything? He didn't have to die. It's all my fault. My heart is acting crazy again. The doctor says I'm not sick but I know I'm not well. I just want it to stop. I want it all to stop. Why wasn't I killed with him?”

Charles

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Shell Shock