Human Parts
Published in

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”

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Benjamin Sledge

Benjamin Sledge

Award winning author | Combat wounded veteran | Mental health specialist | Former geopol intel | My new book available now: https://amz.run/5GAb