I would always try to seek him out in combat and kill

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opinion of him as a man on the basis of the courage he showed. I would always try to seek him out in combat and kill him, and I expected nothing else from him. But never did I entertain mean thoughts of him. 58 p125 buries British officer The state, which relieves us of our responsibility, cannot take away our remorse; and we must exercise it. Sorrow, regret, pursued me deep into my dreams. 241 Comradeship Special assignments like that were really not my line, because to me the company was like a family, and I was loath to leave it before a battle p113 It was a spontaneous initiative. We were moved, and it created in us a kind of euphoria, the sort of mood in which you want to pull up trees by the roots 169
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There I was put in command of the 7 th company, with whom I was to share sorrow and joy with untilthe end of the war 173 215-216 the death of his comrade floors him 237 Nothing is ever so terrible that some bold and amusing fellow can't trump it It was like returning to the bosom of a family 257 254-55 raves about his servant at least I was comforted by the thought that I was no better off than my men 260 There wasn't much to say. In the course of the last few days, and with a kind of sweepingness that is only to be explained by the fact that an army is not only men under arms but also men fused with a sense of common purpose...277 On many a day of wrath we had fought on one and the same battlefield, and today once more the sun, now low in the Western sky, was to gild the blood of all or nearly all. 279 Unassigned “I still viewed the machinery of conflict through the eyes of an inexperienced recruit...This meant I was unafraid feeling myself to be invisible, I couldn’t believe I was a target to anyone, much less that I might be hit p. 27 “This was the home of the great god Pain, and for the first time I looked through a devilish chink into the depths of his realm. And fresh shells came down all the time p 31 The simple soul is convinced here that his life is deeply embedded in nature, and that death is no end. 143 For him the whole thing had been a plan; for us an intensely experienced reality 189
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  • Bravery fearless risking, heavy black walls, mere personal experience, soft low voice

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