A gilded fiction is still a fiction, after all.
It is the lost rebels - and the ones who will step forward in the future - who deserve to be celebrated.
Jean Charles De Menezes proved that military-style training for police officers can lead to mistakes.
Violent rebellion from angry veterans also happens in UK, but is hidden behind carefully engineered 'hero' PR.
The war was not a 'mistake' or an 'accident'. It was calculated and intentional.
Veterans are tired of our name and our legacy being taken in vain.