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It had been a tense campaign, deeply felt and bitterly contested on both sides. But now the import of the nation's other battles swam back into focus again, like mountains seen after rain. There were the battles of World War II on many fronts, and of the peace somewhere beyond. And, as always in war, there was the personal struggle of thousands with heartbreak, loneliness and loss.

Day by day, all over the nation, men & women read somber and heart-catching news in telegrams which began "deeply regret to inform you. . ....

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