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For me, there are no more days, no more nights. No love, no friends.

Please, don't forget me! And, don't give up!

Remember that I died for an ideal that is also your own.

Pursue it! Turn your painful memories into hope and carry on!

Thus will I live on in your memory.

The Spirit of Sacrifice

Between the pylons stands a figure of a dying young soldier – representing the Spirit of Sacrifice. His outstretched arms recall the image of a crucified Christ.

Associating the First World War dead with the sacrifice of Christ made a hero of each soldier who had died.