Gateway Gazette

Remembrance Day Feature

Please visit our Special Feature for Remembrance Day to read the stories and poems included there and see the tributes from our community. Content and tributes are being added daily. Visit the page here: https://gatewaygazette.ca/remembrance-day/

Here’s an excerpt from one of our articles:

Why Remember?

By Gloria Wessner

The bullets zinged by my head as I propped my body back down in the safety of the trench. As I went down, out of the corner of my eye I spotted my best buddy, not twenty feet away, go limp with his head propped on top of his gun at the muddy edge of the trench. I dropped to the bottom of it crawling along through the wet and heavy mud, my gun cradled in my arms as I kept my eyes on my friend.

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