Reading for Thursday, 5 February
And is there anything more devastating than this chapter here? Not only is the ammunition blown up, which was the only thing that could have kept the artillery going, the artillery men are all wiped out as well.
I was very much with Pierre by the end of it – “Now they will be horrified at what they have done!” he thinks. But it isn’t. The battle (and all wars, really) just keeps on going.