Lonely young officer, up to his neck in Flanders mud, would like to correspond with young lady (age 18–20), cheery and good looking
From the battlefield, lonely WWI soldiers found love using newspaper personal ads
Stephanie Buck

One of the greatest pickup lines in history perhaps. Not knowing for sure, I’m wondering if anything says “that guy is HOT” like 1. currently unavailable and 2. likely doomed to die on Flanders Field.

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