100 years ago; a day we should never forget.

Jana Petken

Swearing-Allegiacebanner2The battle of the Somme was the bloodiest battle of WWI. It began on the 1st of July 1916 with hopeful cries for victory, and stout British spirit and humour running through the trenches. What came after was a grim, naked exhibition of carnage.

In today’s world, we speak about soldiers being treated for post traumatic stress, and the amount of money governments are prepared to pay to their injured and retired veterans. Being ex military, I fully advocate the best possible care for our brave men and women, and will always support organisations like, The British legion of, which I’m a member. But there is another cause that sits deep in my heart; one that is overlooked, dismissed, and deliberately ignored by many in parliament.

Imagine being a 19 years old man, involved in the battle of the Somme; the mother of all slaughters. Think about witnessing the horrors, and seeing…

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Lyn Horner resides in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and a pair of very spoiled cats. Trained in the visual arts, Lyn worked as a fashion illustrator and art instructor before she took up writing. This hobby grew into a love of research and the crafting of passionate love stories based on that research. This blog is designed to spotlight Lyn's books and share the work of other creative people.

3 comments on “100 years ago; a day we should never forget.

  1. Thank you, Jason. I appreciated your kind words. It’s my belief that authors and people in general need to help each other.

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  2. I love how supportive you are of other authors Lyn. It is to be admired and copied.


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