Category: World War II Stories

A Promise Kept

A new year opens before her as blank as the paper on her desk. Picking up a blue, ballpoint pen she writes her resolutions. “There is nothing important happening, nothing…
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Landscape of Space and Peace: Braintree, Vermont, Part I

After my previous driving disaster, a friend offers to take me to Braintree, Vermont, where we are joined by the president of the local historical society, who becomes our knowledgeable…
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The Germans Tried

A tri-fold conceals the words while revealing the force of a typewriter: bold abstracted letters raised in reverse. Unfolding the letter, I find the date, a year before my birth,…
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