Talking WWII, my grandfather was in the Danish resistance as were several uncles, including one who was caught and tortured by the nazis, he never really recovered, and my grandfather never talked about that time.
That's one of the things I really regret, that he didn't live long that I was old enough to talk with him about it.
Reductionist and proud of it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. Clarence Darrow
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. Mark Twain