When Hitler threw open the gate of war, he had no doubt that his enemies would blunder and fumble through years of ineptitude. A game to him, Hitler watched and waited.
The small village of Cranville-off-Trent lined the streets as their own brave boys set off to war. Tears, so many tears dropped onto the cobblestone street where their sons had walked. Come home! Write!
At the "River and Trout" where publican Jim Garvey served many pints that day, he listened with equanimity and compassion for his patrons. Many pints over days, months, and then years were served, as Jimmy comforted despondent friends, waiting for their boys.
Slowly, brave boys returned home, one by one. Grieving parents, whose sons lay in graves somewhere, cheered for each young man.
Jim served many pints each time. And he always poured a pint in memory of those who did not march home. Here’s to ye, brave lads. God love ye and keep ye.
Two words sent me down this road: publican and despondent. We knew many publicans (pub owners) in Ireland, all good kind souls. Most of them did not drink.
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