An elderly Russian man was quietly laid to rest outside Moscow last spring. No crowd mourned him. No news articles reported his passing.
It had been a terrible day. Confederate troops roared into Gettysburg, Pa. Outnumbered Union defenders resisted as long as they could. But the Southern tide was too strong.
Before there was Sesame Street…
I’ve never been in a battle. I have read a small library’s worth of books about military history and have seen far too many war movies to count.
There’s been much discussion recently about World War II in general and the D-Day invasion in particular. As well there should be.