What is your first name?
What is your last name?
A common dodge was to shoot your foot through a sandbag so that the powder did not
show. A guard was put to watch anyone who damaged himself. What I recall most from
that time is the total loss of belief that the war had any object; it was just an incredible
calamity that had to be endured. They were men without faith or hope. They were bitterly
critical about people at home. They never grudged your comparatively
They would give you a dig in the ribs, Oh, you're a Quaker, are you? Good luck to you. I wish I'd
thought of that dodge myself. You'd been smarter than they had. A disconcerting view as
long as you remained any kind of idealist.
Oh, you're a Quaker, are you? Good luck to you. I wish I'd
thought of that dodge myself.
How did some soldiers get out of the fighting?(Requires Sentence)
How did these men feel about their role in the war?(Requires Sentence)
How did the men regard those at home?(Requires Sentence)