He believed his duty was to obey God and serve his country, but it had to be in that exact order. His belief caused major problems among his fellow soldiers. His commanding officers even tried to get him thrown out of the Army for disobeying their commands.He was constantly mistreated. One of man even told him, one day after he finished his nightly prayer, “Doss as soon as we get into combat I’ll make sure you don’t come back
His family are loyalist and his father disapproves of him joining the rebels. Their dad kicks Sam out and he joins the army. Sam took their dads gun to fight with. Tim, His dad, and his mother are left to run to the tavern that their family owns. The war continues on and supplies become scarce.Sam had come back to town and was staying in one of their neighbors houses.
Which would allow one to believe that Wes was a religious boy. Where bad Wes got a tattoo that was meant to mock God, and made it very clear that God never helped him which means that he must not be real. Good Wes was sent to a military school where he finished his high school degree that would lead to further education. This military school also taught Wes valuable life lessons, and how to keep himself out of trouble. Bad Wes was held back in high school
In the novel The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien expresses to the reader why the men went to the war and continued to fight it. In the first chapter, “The Things They Carried,” O’Brien states “It was not courage, exactly; the object was not valor. Rather they were too frightened to be cowards.” The soldiers went to war not because they were courageous and ready to fight, but because they felt the need to go. They were afraid and coped with their lack of courage by telling stories (to themselves or aloud) and applied humor to the situations they encountered. The men who served in the Vietnam War were just barely men, some of them were just hitting the age twenty.
Doss, who as an unarmed Army medic saved the lives of dozens of fellow soldiers under fire’’ another one of his accomplishments is on (‘’home of heros.com’’) they say ‘’Corporal Desmond Doss, the lanky medic, cringed inside. This was not what he had meant when he 'd suggested prayer to Lieutenant Goronto. Faced with an assault on the 400 foot sheer cliff that split the island of Okinawa,’’ one more of his accomplishments is on (‘’articles latimes.com’’) they say ‘’desmond doss finally was finally allowed to stay in the army and not carry a gun’’ this shows how his accomplishments may have inspired
The mens first kill was always the hardest for them, mentally they had so many thoughts of the other mans close ones back home and what they would go through and how it would be all their fault. Men went through so many tasks during the Vietnam War physically and mentally. The beginning chapters focus on training for war and being prepared for the worst. For example, when there is a sergeant in a room with the marines. The sergeant walks to the chalk board and writes “AMBUSHES ARE MURDER AND MURDER IS FUN” (36-37).
The United States makes great advancements due to helping neighboring countries using our military. I think that we should help out our allies, but i do not think we should send troops to other countries that do not need our help. If the country comes onto our territory, then we should battle them. We should not send troops over and fight them on their territory, we should be prepared for them to come to ours. My uncle is stationed over seas, so I do not get to see him very often.
During the war, he was leading his men at Fort Lewis trying to gain more time so Pope could retreat. Leading he is wounded by a spent bullet went in his knee. Back then the only way shooting a gun was with smokeless or black powder and the spent bullet which caused serious damage. His wound wasn’t sereve so they saw it not concerning and amputation wasn’t going to happen. Today’s modern medicine to treat a wound like that you would get a scan like an MRI or CT scan to see if any serve damage to the bone and soft
Plainly and simply they had presented the principles of righteousness, thus teaching those around them of them of the God whom they worshiped.” The three Hebrews young people declared to the whole nation of Babylon their faith in Him whom they worshiped. They relied on God. In the hour of their trial they remembered the promise, when thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shall not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee, (Isaiah 43:2).” The three young Hebrew were determined never to worship the gods of king Nebuchadnezzar or give homage to the golden image which he had set up in the plain of Dura. They had completely put their confidence in the omnipotent God the all powerful God. The three Hebrews boys knew and believed that God was able to deliver them in any situation or