Despite being executed by the Nazis in 1944 as leader of an underground organization Musa Calil (pronounced Jalil in English) was posthumously convicted as a traitor. His literary achievements as a Tatar poet were largely forgotten and his bravery as a resistance fighter in the Great Patriotic War (World War II) unknown until the 1950s.
Oh my stomach’s churning Rather full you see. In fact stuffed. Gurgle, glug, hiss It makes the most embarrassing sounds. It is of course her fault. Fed me too much again. All sorts. Just mixed together. No respect for my system. She laughs and presses herself against me as I vibrate across the kitchen, trying to shake things loose The kids, the dog, all tearing past out into a filthy world. As if I had nothing better to do than wash their clothes. One day, with the kids away, she and her husband made love. On me. The indignity of it Shaking and giggling then shrieking to the spin cycle. And the smells. Sickly sweetness spilt by the youngest. Sickly sick and god knows what the dog rolled in. I don’t know how I’d cope if it wasn’t for the white powder. At least that offers some comfort.
The fast and agile North American P51 Mustangs that ranged over Europe the last two years of the second world war probably played as large a part in final Germanys defeat as the Spitfire and Hurricane did in winning the Battle of Britain.