For the majority of us, the second great War of the 20th century is nothing but words and pictures in a book. For for the few remaining amongst us, it is a vivid, defining moment of their life.
We easily forget the heights of brutality and cruelty that humanity can achieve.
And, sadly, we easily forget the heights of heroism and greatness that humanity can achieve.
How can the consciousness of a new generation really understand the sacrifices our ancestors have made on our behalf? We still owe so much to so few!
I hope… no, I know that when the old guard has finally laid down to rest, a new generation of peace keepers will take their place. Freedom and righteousness will never die.
Thank you to those who have served and sacrificed for me and my generation!
And here are words worthy of repeating…