75th VE Day — A Time To Reflect.

What is the legacy of WWII on me as an European?

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Today, 75 years ago, was the victorious day for all of the allied countries in Europe, in WWII, yet I found myself in a rather sombre mood, and it wasn’t related to the two day fast that I broke today, that was ecstatic. No, it was the kind of melancholy that falls on me like a thin blanket, initially warm and welcome, but then uneasy to shake off.