‘Harry Patch: Anti War Hero’

If journalism is the first draft of history, Heathcote Williams’s poetry is the CAT scan.

Text by Heathcote Williams. Narration and montage by Alan Cox.

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  1. mad proust says

    Thank you for posting this amazing work; a simultaneous indictment of humanity’s greed and amorality and a reminder that it is possible to live as an ethical human being even in the mud and blood, if one cares enough.

    The poem is merciless in showing us the ignoble and the noble, side by side, it was painful to watch and hear, but beautiful in its own way.

    I can only hope that some day no more young men and women will die because of the lies of venal, old men.

    Thank you.