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A WWII poem by a Soviet Soldier

This is a poem written by a Russian (Soviet) soldier during World War II, right before Soviet Union launched a defensive counter attack against Hitler’s army. It had such an impact on me that I had to translate it. *** … Continue reading

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The machinery of war

Every time I drive by the little military museum with its helicopter, two tanks, a WWII army jeep – I have to fight an urge to walk up and run my hands along their rough sides, remembering their memories – … Continue reading

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