Human Parts
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Human Parts

Why Most Veterans Don’t Tell War Stories

A firsthand account of the horrors soldiers keep to themselves

Photos courtesy of the author.

You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you’ll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.
— Siegfried Sassoon, “Suicide In The Trenches”




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Benjamin Sledge

Benjamin Sledge

Author | Combat wounded veteran | Mental health specialist | Former geopol intel | Pre-order my war memoir—Where Cowards Go to Die—here:

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