I heard a stirring story yesterday about a British WWII artillery unit who sacrificed themselves to hold off a German attack. The attack was a devastating defeat for the British and a total victory for the Germans. However, the British unit delayed the German offensive and ultimately resulted in the German defeat.

The penultimate message from the British unit was, "Tanks are on us.".

The last message was, "dot dot dot dash".

dot dot dot dash is the letter V in Morse code. Think Beethoven 5th.

It is a message of defiance.

Seems appropriate for the world we live in today.