Remembrance by Peter Medvinsky

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in D-Day Poetry

Peter Medvinsky, an immigrant to the United States, shared this special poem with us. Thanks, Peter for making this touching work available!

To American soldiers

From the Normandy beaches
To the Czech towns spread
Lie in Europe’s soil legions
Of American Dead.

Crushed by tanks, hit by bullets
Fighting to save the world
College boys from Saint Louis,
Lumbermen from Vermont.

Their valor freed Holland,
Their courage saved France -
The forever young, fallen
Brave America's sons.

Like grim islands, forlornly,
Scattered all over lie
Their graveyards - the only
Land that they occupy.

Copyright © 2003 by Peter Medvinsky
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