This picture means a lot to me. It shows what it’s like to break free of depression. You’re trapped inside this dead thing that’s holding you down, making you afraid and miserable. But when you find the strength and courage to fight back, you realize you’re going to be ok.
German soldiers, Stalingrad.
Stalingrad is one of my favourite WW2 battles (insofar as one can enjoy bloodbaths when one ostensibly isn’t Elizabeth Báthory) because it’s so… war. When I think of war, I think of Stalingrad. Battles being fought for a few inches of concrete, soldiers dying to defend a few feet of broken glass.
The three MOST honest minutes in television history. EVER.
Just played this and the house went silent then the living room burst out in applause