So it goes

He [Vonnegut] describes the warm reception he received from Russian soldiers as America’s last “good war” drew to a close. “We accepted their congratulations with good grace and proper modesty,” he notes, “but I felt then as I feel now, that I would have given my life to save Dresden for the World’s generations to come. That is how everyone should feel about every city on Earth.”

A review of Armageddon in Retrospect, a posthumous collection of Vonnegut’s work.

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