I said 'What are you doing here?', because I knew where his unit was and this was some distance away. And then he broke down. He said, 'I can't face it'. I said, 'Well, there's only one alternative, isn't there? You wouldn't want that.' He said, 'Yes I know that. Don't think I don't know that. There are fifteen men in the cage now, waiting to be shot'.
Army Chaplain Leonard Pearson, in 'Roses of No Man's Land'
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