Monday, May 09, 2005

V-E Day

For those of you who don't remember, yesterday was the 60th anniversary of V-E Day, the day the Allied forces were able to claim victory over Nazi tyranny. Very often, we forget the efforts and the sacrifice of those men and women who gave their lives and limbs so that today we would not have governments that were puppets of Germany or Japan, and that whole races of humanity would not be annihilated. It is very easy for our generation to forget the Greatest Generation.

We simply do not have an inkling of what it takes to defeat tyranny, and it can be argued that today, we do not even know what tyranny is. I pledge that as long as I am alive, though the veterans of the Great World War II may cease to walk among us, I will never forget them or what they did to save the world in which we live.

1 Comments:

At Monday, May 09, 2005 7:50:00 PM, Blogger SaveDemocracy said...

We simply do not have an inkling of what it takes to defeat tyranny, and it can be argued that today, we do not even know what tyranny is.

Indeed. Many people do not know what tyranny is, and a vast majority will not recognize an approaching tyranny or a hidden dictatorship until it is too late.

I pledge that as long as I am alive, though the veterans of the Great World War II may cease to walk among us, I will never forget them or what they did to save the world in which we live.

A good pledge. Never forget!
But be vigilant: When more and more Germans in the 1940s or late 1930s realized what was going on in their country, it was too late. They had no chance to escape Hitler's dictatorship in 1939. They should have been vigilant to defend their democracy 5 to 10 years earlier, but they failed.

Pray to your God that 7 decades after 1934 the American people do not sleep and do not act like blind sheep as the Germans did 70 years ago. Pray to your God that Americans are able to defend their democracy and constitution in time before both are gone...

 

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