WWII Veteran Author Shares Perspective on the Ills of War and Rewards of Pursuing Peace
War Hero Author Gives In-depth Perspective about War and His Proposed Solutions for Lasting Peace.
World War II veteran David Meakes gives a spirited discussion about the folly of war and the rewards of pursuing peace in his book Perspective: The Golden Rule. He shares to the readers a persuasive analogy by pointing out historical events that triggered wars and those related w . . .
War Veteran Author Creates Book about His Perspective on War
World War II veteran discusses the harms of war and the rewards of pursuing peace in his book.
In his book, Perspective: The Golden Rule, author David Meakes relays to the readers his passionate and revealing insight, and contemplative and in-depth analysis in order to reinforce our reasons why we disapprove and abhor the immorality and cruelty of war. He gives the readers his . . .
Discharge and Disillusionment
A personal, transcendental moment of illusion infused my being on that most glorious of days when, after over 5 years of restrictive service in Canada’s overseas military services, I was discharged. It was July 24, 1945. That day was magnificent. It was the high point of all time. It was the first day of a magical period. The menace of Hitler had been laid to rest. In 2 . . .
October 1, 1943
RCAF HQ, London, England
After almost three years in the Canadian Army in Great Britain, I was transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force for aircrew training back in Canada. In the three-week period from October 8 to October 30, 1943, I was at a repatriation depot near Liverpool, England. After bouncing off a previous shaky r . . .
Sentimental Journey Continued
August 25, 1945
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
No one could tell me where to sign up for a boat that transports horses, and I searched the docks, walking for over a day before I located the correct location. On the 26th, a Mr. Sylvester was just completing signing up a 40-man horse crew for the next horse boat, but by saying that I had grown up with horses and had . . .