Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks
Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.
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can suffer & endure & still do - if you know Kipling's poem "If" you will understand when I say I have seen that exemplified a hundred times. The rashness of this war & the apparent impossibility of its ending in anything but an "as you were" is also borne in on me. The only victory that I can expect is the one that will require a great deal of argument to prove it.
We shall win but what shall we be like at the end of the last round & who will be there to cheer?
BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.