Saturday, June 12, 2010

A Nasty Case of Cemetery Vandalism

Someone painted swastikas on a number of gravestones at a British World War I cemetery in France. Here's the story. Among those buried there are Rudyard Kipling's son John, and the Queen's uncle, Capt. Fergus Bowes-Lyon.
To be honest, most Americans, prone to a dangerous combination of arrogance and ignorance, would be surprised by how many members of the Royal Family and their close relatives have been killed in action in the last century.

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