65 years since North invaded South Korea.
First war the U.S. concluded without success.
No celebration. More than 3 million died.
620,000 in our Civil War. In Vietnam,
more than a million. Do the math.
The title is taken from “Futility” by Wilfred Owen, a poem about moving a recently deceased fellow soldier into the sun, hoping its warmth will revive him. But, despite the sun’s life-giving properties, it can do nothing for the young man.