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  • Jessica Lynch
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    "I'm an American soldier too " Can a woman handle fighting in combat? Should women be able to come face to face with the enemy? Will women be able to control their emotions and take the horror that war inflicts? Should women be grateful that they are not included in such a terrible thing as combat, or is it wrong to exclude them just because they are women? I say if a woman chooses this kind of challenge, then she is more than capable. During the daring rescue of prisoner of war Jessica Lynch fr...
  • Japanese Soldiers
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    The Bataan Death March started on April 11, 1942. It was a result of over 70,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendering to the Japanese on April 9. The Japanese were surprised by this number, having only expected about 30,000. According to soldier Lester I. Tenney, who experienced the Death March first hand, it was brutal for the prisoners of war. "Japanese soldiers hollered and would prod us with their bayonets to walk faster (on a short walk to the starting point). Once at the main road, ...
  • Soldiers Of The Civil War
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    Invisible to the world of honor, away from the patriotic duty, surrounding the trill of battle, and penetrating the comradery of the campfire, the most deadly and merciless enemy stood waiting to strike the soldiers of the civil war. The enemy, to small to be seen and too advanced to be combated, was the angel of death for many a fine soldier. This creeping death that came was inescapable and virtually unstoppable. Only infrequently did the soldiers face each other, yet every day they were force...
  • Soldiers And Sailors Monument
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    Located at the center of Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis is the historic Soldiers and Sailors Monument. This monument standing around three hundred feet tall is not only the site of many concerts and festivals, but is also a reminder to all of the men who fought to defend our country. This Monument was built in honor of Indiana's heroes that died in the War for the Union (1861-65), War with Mexico (1846-48), Indian and British Wars (1811-1812), War of the Revolution, and America capturi...
  • Are Soldiers The Only People
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    Chloe Smith Eng. Per 4 Essay Are Soldiers only Suffering? An examination of "All is Quiet on the Western front" Are soldiers the only people who suffer during war? During the terrifying and tragic time of war, not only are soldiers affected, but the people left behind at home suffer as well. In Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, terrifying situations become reality to the many men, women, and children who are affected by war. One example of this is when Paul, the main charact...
  • Example Of The Soldiers Hopelessness
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    The Harsh Realizations of Life During World War I During the war the soldiers in All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque, become disillusioned because of the people dying all around them. The soldiers end up losing all of their hope and, as a result, become spiritually dead. There souls had to go through a more a bloodier and painful death than their bodies. This war ended up becoming a cause of their disillusionment because of all of the people dying around them and losing all h...
  • Ba Mer
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    Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front is one of the greatest war novels of all time. It is a story, not of Germans, but of men, who even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war. The entire purpose of this novel is to illustrate the vivid horror and raw nature of war and to change the popular belief that war is an idealistic and romantic character. The story centers on Paul Ba? mer, who enlists in the German army with glowing enthusiasm. But in the course of...

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