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“Those Who Die”, was a poem written by Frank Eisenberg. The deaths of those in the protagonist's life who died fighting in World War II are acknowledged. Those who died included the grocer's son, the baker, the laundry man, the fruit man, the…

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Successful engineer, Clark Russ, has just arrived back in town and just tonight found in his luggage a letter from Mary, lost a decade or more ago, dated August 1922. In the letter Mary had agreed to marry him before he left on his overseas…

Frank Eisenberg
Those Who Die!
by Frank Eisenberg

The grocer's son is on Saipon;
The baker's now in Rome,
The newsboy we use to have,
Lies buried far from home.

The little laundry man is gone,
He lies there waiting, still,
For the transport…

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Frank Eisenberg causally references the war when he tells Art that he picked up an old schoolmate from Talmud Torah, Sammie Kantor. Said, Sammie was recently discharged, had a lispe and planned to attend Miller Vocational. Said Sammie told him a guy…

Frank Eisenberg
Those Who Die

The grocer’s son is on Saipon,
The baker’s now in Rome.
The newsboy that we used to have
Lies buried far from home.

The little laundry man is gone,
He lies there waiting, still,
For the transport that will carry him…

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The Minneapolis Star Journal (back page). Provided compliments of Donaldson's Department Store.
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