For instance, “Taking the whiskey flask from his pocket, he emptied it in a draught. He felt reckless under the influence of spirit” (O’Flaherty 208). This shows that war is full of pain and suffering which conveys the main idea. Secondly, “But ranged as infantry, and staring face to face / I shot at him as he at me / And killed him in his place” (Hardy). This shows the central idea of war tearing people apart when faced with an unknown adversary.
Later on, Charley and his battalion, led by Lieutenant Thomas, decided to head to Somme where the bulk of the chaos takes place in the comic. During the battle, Charley went out of his way to save a soldier who was struck by a sniper fire. The sniper decided to take aim on Charley himself, but the bold Sergeant Tozer tries his best to save Charley from the crossfire. Charley managed to find cover, but the soldier that he previously saved was mortally wounded and later died. This angered the young protagonist and he swore that he will avenge his death by killing the German who shot him.
110). After a few clashes with the United States, to justify their actions the German government stated that the German army did what was legitimate. Reports issued showed that the evidence found was fabricated and that the claim of the Germans of being ambushed by the francs-tireurs and believing that it was a civilian resistance was totally not true. Finally it found that Germany attacked all the civilians deliberately in order to dominate them. Multiple reports came out stating that the German soldiers did a great physical damage to civilians and were responsible for brutally killing a large number of people mercilessly.
Many years ago, there was a dark time called the Holocaust. It was the time when Adolf Hitler was elected as the president of Germany and he started convincing the Germans that the Jews were the ones that were the problem for everything, and if they got rid of them then life would be better for Germany. Hitler started a group he called Nazis. They were soldiers of his that did as he said, such as the many terrible things to Jews, handicapped, aged, sick, and many many more. After the war Nazis were evil people who were mostly taken to trial to be killed, jailed, or released unless they got away to another unknown country (www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/NAZIS:CHAP1.HTM).
Chaos at the Do Lung Bridge Apocalypse Now showcases the story of Captain Willard and his mission to assassinate rogue colonel Kurtz while emphasizing the overall themes of the insanity of war, the desire to escape its terror, and the overall loss of morality one experiences during warfare. These three themes are demonstrated in a variety of ways at the Do Lung Bridge in what is regarded as one of the most significant scenes in the entire film. The scene at the bridge first fades in from black to reveal an anxious Willard trudging along a trench followed by a dazed Lance, tripping on the last of his acid. The scene is shot so that the cameras are deliberately level with the crouching soldiers and film close to the characters’ faces to help the audience feel as if they are actually in Vietnam looking at Willard and the other troops in the trenches. As Willard and Lance continue along the trenches, gunfire and bombs detonate in the
Another image in the novel is when the enemies bombed and gassed the soldiers. Soldiers were crying and yelling to get help, trying to get help, scared. The images were going through my mind. I could hear and see soldiers all over the place yelling and crying for
Ironically, he kills him using the weapon that he is fighting himself--fire. Montag does not feel like he has much alternative other than torching his boss. One way that this relates to our current world is there continues to be many murders and deaths. The same thing applies to Fahrenheit 451. At one point Clarisse says "I'm afraid of children my own age.
The movie starts with the showing of a real-life documentary where there are soldiers slaying innocent people, there are views of severed heads, and of mangled bodies being buried. Rambo shoots a pirate in the head and the blood splatters all over the camera. There is a long scene of a military unit which massacres a whole village using assault rifles and flamethrowers. Civilians are shown entirely blown to pieces with their remains showering everywhere. Some villagers and children are shot at close range with much blood spray.
Among the principal characters Vonnegut portrayed the characters of Weary and Lazarro extremely hateful. Lazzarro thinks only how to seek revenge and Weary’s main purpose is to get a medal of war. Among all the war scouts Vonnegut portrayed Edgar Derby with honorable attributes and he sees as the only one who knows what he is doing. He is a mature man who was a teacher of Contemporary Civilization before he becomes a soldier despite his maturity, his leadership skills and his knowledge of war he is executed by the army for taking a souvenir teapot from the ruins of the city that has just been massacred by the military. Execution of Edgar Derby is one of the memories that Billy keeps repeating and recalling all over the novel from the first chapter to the last one; "One guy I knew really was shot in Dresden for taking a teapot that wasn't his" (1).
Pull the trigger? Man, woman, child… terrorist. Trained in the crucible of Marines, to be the most devastating killing machine at the age of 19 or a martyr for weakness. The day I shot my rifle in combat has been imprinted in my mind as permanent as the ink on my body or the scars that tell the stories of war. Do I follow through?
Resonance from the guns roared as its dense smoke engulfed the blood-stained Reservation. The pungent odor from the corpses accumulated in the mass grave overwhelmed Chaska’s puny unfledged proboscis. Chaska’s mother and father were a part of that pile. His mother tried to save his father from dying, but the result was both of them getting shot and killed. Chaska was a timid and timorous eight-year-old boy with short black hair and a tanned colored body.