Churchill: Walking with Destiny: 7 of 8: | Kindle eBook. by Andrew Roberts

Feb 04, 02:49 AM




English: One for all and all for one


Chiang-Kai-Shek and Winston Churchill heads, with Nationalist China flag and Union Jack

Date between 1940 and 1946


English: One for all, All for one.

Français : Un pour tous, tous pour un.


English: The text is written from right to left. So the first line is One for All and the second is All for One. The third character 為 means "for", 個 (the first in the first line, counted from left, and the last in the second one) means single, 全 (the last in the first line and the first in the second line) means total.

Français : Le texte est écrit de droite à gauche. La première ligne est donc Un pour tous et la seconde, Tous pour un. Le troisième caractère 為 signifie "pour", 個 (le premier dans la première ligne, compté en partant de la gauche et le dernier dans le deuxième) signifie simple, 全 (le dernier dans la première ligne et le premier dans la deuxième ligne) signifie total.


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Churchill: Walking with Destiny: 7 of 8: | Kindle eBook. by Andrew Roberts

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