The Second World War has just ended and the soldiers are returning home. Everything is going to go back to normal, slowly but surely. It’ll take time to rebuild the city and to forget about the horrors and struggles but the worst is now over. Spouses of those taken to the war are preparing to meet their husbands and partners again, children are waiting to see their fathers, some for the first time in their lives.
It’s hard to believe that the bombings are now over and there is are no longer black letters to wait for in dread. It’s such a big relief to know that the soldiers are now safe and the weight of fear is being lifted of the entire nation. They survived and those who live now, shall live tomorrow. There will be no more battles but far in the east with the Japanese, but that’s irrelevant. That’s for the Americans.
Everything is going to be alright from now on.
…or that’s what you’d hope. For some, the horrors of the w