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( my traditional article    on the anniversary of   June 22 1941)

Glory is destroyed   only by dishonor

A Turkish Saying


 

The   judgment of the   fallen is as strong

As that of living, let thus    stay until

My final day comes, in my worthy soul

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The thunder of those cannons celebrating

  Great Victory and Glorifying   Farewell

 

A. Tvardovski, 1948

 

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The writer is 57 years old, semi- retired engineer, PhD, PE, CEM. I write fiction on a regular basis and I am also 10 years on OEN.


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