Film Forbidden Games
... in Forbidden Games Ah, love, let us be true To one another! for the world . . . Hath neither joy, nor love nor light, Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain;
And we are here as on a darkling plain
Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight,
Where ignorant armies clash by night.1
When Victory in Europe was declared in 1945, most of the world was still unaware of what Germany had perpetrated in the European countryside; V.E. Day jubilation dimmed when the truth of the Concentration Camps came to light. Similarly, V.J. Day's exultation could not be fully embraced by those who understood the implications of what the United States had unleashed at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Th...