Goodbye to Iraq

As the last soldiers of the United States of America leave Iraq we can think about what they and the other Allied forces left behind. The Allies have brought back their own dead, carefully honoured and buried with ritual befitting to those who died in war.  The flags were lowered for them and their cortèges were saluted, in the case of British soldiers, in the streets of Wootten Bassett, itself honoured for honouring the dead.  Continue reading