Soldier's Diary: All Quiet On The Western Front

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I have been digging trenches all day. My back is sore, my arms ache. and my clothes are drenched. The trench is damp and wet, and my shoes are filled with mud. Suddenly, the sergeant calls out that he needs a volunteer for sentry duty. I don’t know what that is, but you are also sick of being in this trench. I choose to volunteer for sentry duty and later find out what sentry duty was a guard that prevents the passage of unauthorized people, I thought it would not be that bad, the war was very ugly, we did not get paid good we got paid $33 dollars a month, we ran out of supplies, rain was our worst nightmare, it was very muddy, our foots were soaked in water, they would off our feet because they had virus, bacteria, disease that would have
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