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The Human Heart of War

The Human Heart of War
                                                                                                                            Humanity's reaction to adversity continually sparks my interest.   War is an excellent example.  War because it is no respecter of persons, and EVERY ONE has had their share.  The fighting and combat aspect will not be my focus at this time.  My focus will be on the effect of the lives of people in the dead center of it's grasp.  I have researched normal people just living their lives during that time.  I study the whole family.  I study the soldiers from all countries and all walks of life.  I study their wives, children, and grand parents.  And this much I know.  That when a human is caught in the midst of terror and chaos,  and you look hard enough into the face of that person, you will see their soul.  If only for a split second.  You will also see that it is the soul of a scared little human.  Most of them, anyway.  Some are hid…

WW2 Is It Over? rough draft

WW2 Is It Over? It has been said that the effects of war can be long lasting and devastating.  Well, if we use our heads, mixed with a bit of common sense, and add that to learning and research...We may just have a formula for hope.
Who Knows and Who Cares
When I was a child, I, like most kids my age, didn't have a clue about war.  But as I got older, I began hearing things about it in middle school, high school, and even college.  I still, however, had the mind set of "what that have to do with me?"

How did it effect the world?  How does it effect us now?  Why is it even important?

It has been said that if wars aren't understood by the average person, there's a good chance of it happening again. Help From the Allies The allies were informed about the NAZI camps by formal letters written by ex prisoners that escaped years before the end of the war, but they still kept their focus on combat. Certain Jewish organizations repeatedly pleaded with high military official…