Among the many incomprehensible acts in the horrific brutality of this particular battlefront is this one. This statue was erected in honor of the compassion and heroism of the Turkish soldier who, after listening to a wounded British soldier in agony for way too long, finally attached a white flag to his rifle, climbed out of his trench, crossed no-man’s land, picked up and carried the wounded soldier back to the British trenches, laid him down, turned around and returned to his own trench…. all without a word.

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