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75th Anniversary of VE Day

The 8th May 1945 was the day peace emerged after nearly six years of war during WWII, otherwise known as Victory in Europe Day. The 75th anniversary represents an important milestone in our history.

War Poet
 
I am the man who looked for peace and found
My own eyes barbed.
I am the man who groped for words and found
An arrow in my hand.
I am the builder whose firm walls surround
A slipping land.

When I grow sick or mad
Mock me not nor chain me:
When I reach for the wind
Cast me not down:
Though my face is a burnt book
And a wasted town.
 
Sidney Keyes (HS 35-40)
Written in March 1942

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