|A statue to the first world soldier, from the second photo you can see that it is made from scrap metal|
|A first world war recrutment poster. A display in the national gallery.|
Today on Sunday we celebrate the end of World war one.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day on the eleventh month 1918 the guns fell silent.
All the dead were gathered up and buried. The injured and shell shocked were shipped home.
What was it all for?
While the Irish who answered the call were away fighting in France a revolution took place here in Irieland we revolted against the British, the returning soldiers were not treated as heros they were treated as traitors because they fought for the British.
The whole epasode caused a great rift in Ireland and it was the biggest waste of young lives of all time in history
When you visit Normandy there are war graves which go on for miles, very emotional.
I normally only play this at Christmas I will play it now and I will give it a rest this year.
So there you have three of the best anti war songs about the first world war