Japanese Death Poem (Haiku) Here I dangle, Limbs a tangle. Body bent… Fed through a mangle! Captain Nakoshi Takemori – Okinawa (1945) – Kamikaze Pilot
BY ADRIAN CHAN-WYLES (15.7.2021) Author’s Note: A slightly different version of this article appeared in the online Sutton Guardian dated Wednesday 21.7.2021 – and again
On 28th July, 1942, Joseph Stalin – as People’s Commissar of Defence – signed Special Order No. 227. Under its familiar name of ‘ни на шаг назад’ (Ni Na
The Nazi German military besieged the Nothern Russian Port of Sevastopol from October 30th, 1941 – July 4th, 1942. This area was defended by the
Waving Through the fog The Fletcher makes a wonky arrow, The Green stands by…. Tearing-up the land! Beauty is obscured By beauty itself. The uncertainty
The steam from the pot builds pressure and the cauldron lid is lifted and dropped as a consequence. When someone has ‘courage’, their ‘measured strength’ is full of ‘inner power’ that is virtuous, correct, and upright.