Saturday, September 19, 2009

"2nd Poem to Mary"

Hemmingway was a war correspondent attached to the 22nd Infantry Regiment when he wrote this poem for the 33,000 Americans lost between September 19th,1944 and February 10, 1945....33,000 in 5 months....(We lost 58,228 soldiers during the entire vietna...m war from 1959-1975) The forest covers over barely 50 square miles, east of the Belgian–German border, and had no significant value to the completion of the war, which led to it being called "The Death factory".

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