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I was wondering if it was something specific to the civil war period or what.  Our text books were published by the Soviet Union, but I think the ditty might have come from the instructor, but I can't remember.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun Jul 27th, 2008 at 07:19:28 PM EST
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