Thursday, March 20, 2003

"It is a big step to take another human life. It is not to be done lightly.
I know of men who have taken life needlessly in other conflicts, I can assure you they live with the mark of Cain upon them."

Colonel Tim Collins drew tears from some of his men with a stirring and heartfelt pre-battle address on the eve of Washington's deadline for Saddam Hussein to quit Iraq. The rest of his talk to the 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment can be found here.