CANA­DIAN MER­CHANT NAVY VETER­ANS

RCN News - - Three Badge Able Seamen -

ALL HAIL TO OUR SOL­DIERS, OUR AIR­MEN, OUR TARS,

WHO IN THESE DARK DAYS ARE THE VIC­TIMS OF WAR,

ALL HAIL TO THESE HE­ROES WHO FLASH ON THE SCREEN, BUT WHAT OF THE MEN OF THE MER­CHANT MA­RINE? NO HALO, NO GLAMMER, JUST DUTY THAT’S ALL, DAY IN AND DAY OUT THROUGH THE HEAT OR A

SQUALL, GRIT, COURAGE, EN­DURANCE AND BEAR­ING

SUREEN, THESE ARE THE MEN OF THE MER­CHANT MA­RINE. HOW MUCH DO WE NEED THEM, THESE SONS OF

THE SEA, WITH­OUT THEIR DEVO­TION, HOW COULD WE BE

FREE? FOR ONE VI­TAL COG IN THE GREAT MA­CHINE, IS FILLED BY THE MEN OF THE MER­CHANT MA­RINE. AND SO IF THE CARES OF THESE DAYS DARK AND

CLEAR, WEIGH DOWN YOUR SPIR­ITS AND CAUSE YOU TO

FEAR, RE­MEM­BER THE HARD­SHIPS AND DAN­GERS

UN­SEEN, AND PRAY FOR THE MEN OF THE MER­CHANT

MA­RINE. LEST WE FOR­GET ~ANONY­MOUS

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