Graf von Kreuzigung
True, partisans tortured their captive soldiers and killed them afterwards. As well in the Far East as in Russia, France or other occupied territories.Capture, torture, and eventual death (the partisans would not keep him alive long) was the only alternative.
Do I spot a divide between Anglo-Saxon culture (Shakespeare) and continental culture (put it in an opera) about identical storylines? Anglo-Saxon music has very few opera composers.I had the same thoughts, but mine followed the Shakespearean flavor I saw in Hiroko and Shirley. The end of Hamlet, where the palace floor is littered with bodies, knee-deep in gore!