I'm thinking that the soldier is in a perfume shoppe planning on bringing something home for the missus.
For some, this was their first trip to France.
For many, this was their last.
They fought, lived on or died so we may live in freedom.
The world is far from perfect, but still a better place thanks to them.
My uncle was seriously wounded Dieppe, but lived to (not) tell about it.
My grandfather was killed in Monte Cassino.
Lest We Forget...