World: Beginning & End

Sicily began the Battle of Europe (as armies understand the word "battle"). At a time and point yet to be determined, more fighting by bigger armies in Europe will end that battle. Once begun in Sicily, that fighting must continue until soldiers in the south and in the west have carried it deeper & deeper into Europe; until, as well, the long battle for Russia in the east has also become an offensive battle for Europe.

This progression is a certainty. The timing and order of its development are highly uncertain. The timing and...

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