The Great War was a nightmare. Bodies littered across no-man’s land, clouds of noxious gas; millions maimed or killed by bullets, bayonets, and artillery. To serve in the trenches of World War I was to live in perpetual fear.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.