Because the late U. S. Poet Allan Seeger wrote:
I have a rendezvous with Death and then was killed in action with the
French Foreign Legion, his family and the last soldier to see him
alive, George Delpeuch of New York City, prepared to go out from Paris
to plant a cross on the exact spot of his "rendezvous."
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