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  1. page 4odd - Wartime Relationships edited ... {http://johneaves.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/praying-soldiers1.jpg} Source Explanation an…
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    "Th Hurt Locker" directed by Kathyrn Bigelow applies to wartime relationships well. In the movie a group of soldiers are bonded together due to their daily job of fighting in the war. They grow close together and care for each other. The protection of one another was greatly demonstrated by Sargent Sanbourn. Sanbourn was a specialist but he would mainly look out and make sure eveyone and everything was ok, he always would watch the surroundings when Srgt. James was dissasembling bombs. The two had their differences but in the end they were there for eachother.
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    around it.
    Image source? Also, does the picture caption describe if these two people knew each other before this moment? The emotion is there regardless.

    The Patriot is about a man who fought in the war previous to the American Revolution and trys to convince his oldest son not to enlist. WHen his family gets hurt by the British army he begins to hurt as a father and fights souly on revenge. He had a very strong relationship with his family and then fights for his country.
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    I found this picture when searching online. This was taking durring the holocaust and it is of a mother holding on to her daughter while a german solider is about to kill them. This shows that even to the very end family means everything. The last thing that the mother and little girl is each other.
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    Poems:
    Death Of A Hero
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  2. page 4odd - War Hero edited ... **Ramman Kenoun** This quote is saying that if one person goes and decides to kill somebody f…
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    **Ramman Kenoun**
    This quote is saying that if one person goes and decides to kill somebody for no reason, you can get into serious trouble. If yo uhave permission from the government to kill somebody then you can't get into trouble. A good example is being in the Armed forces, you can kill as many people as you need to finish or help out with a mission. Another reason is to defend your country.
    You included the same quote above. My remarks are the same. What if this is meant to be ironic?
    I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
    **Bob Dylan**
    As a solider you fight for freedom. Well some people do not understand that freedom is not free. Solider's risk their lives on a daily basis for the freedom that we have, and it is for that reason I belive that all soliders are war heros. Soliderunderstand the degree of responsibility that is needed to have.
    Again, you already included this quote.
    "In 1965 Vietnam seemed like just another foreign war
    But it wasn't
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    http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=4265
    This song shows that the age of the average solider dropped down to 19. The wars were being compared were told to be completly different, not only in the age but in everything else.This proves that there were more war heros because the age was lowered. An interesting fact about this song is Simon Fuller promoted this song.
    Who is Simon Fuller? Why is that interesting? How does the youth of a soldier make him a hero? Are all child soldiers heroes?
    The War Hero
    He always wears his war medals on his coat of them he feels so proud
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    "He's there," Land said. "When that Frenchman heads down that path, you'll see. The bastard's good as dead."
    This is said to other snipers meaning if they see that guy to shoot to kill.
    Interesting material. Unfortunately, not always cited and loosely organized.
    Where is your final summary and analysis of this topic? How does your definition of a war hero change when you take into account the different points of view shown through each of your books as well as the perspectives demonstrated through everything else you have added to this page?

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  3. page 4odd - War Hero edited ... Lieutenant Colonel Tim Karcher was shot in the shoulder in Iraq back in 2006. After just 5 mon…
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    Lieutenant Colonel Tim Karcher was shot in the shoulder in Iraq back in 2006. After just 5 months of healing at home that included 7 surgeries, he chose to go back to war."My unit was over there, they were taking casualties. It felt terrible to be here, it felt wrong," he said. Reunited with his troops, Karcher was in Baghdad last summer for the historic transfer of power from the U.S. to the Iraqis.
    But 10 days after that historic day, Karcher's vehicle was bombed. He lost both of his legs in the explosion.
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    for his country.Warcountry.
    Where did you find this information?
    War
    Heroes of
    This page is a list of all the men and women that were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The page is regularly updated. If you take the time and look at the long list of soilders killed it is unbelievable how many Americans have died for us. They have given up their own lives so we can live ours. The Ages range from 18 to grown adults all fighting for a single cause. These men and women are truly all heroes.
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    The Purple Heart is awarded for a member of the Military who is wounded while he or she is in battle. It is awarded for a heroic action such as saving someone else's life over your own.
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    "A hero of war
    Yeah that's what I'll be
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    **Ramman Kenoun**
    This quote is saying that if one person goes and decides to kill somebody for no reason, you can get into serious trouble. If yo uhave permission from the government to kill somebody then you can't get into trouble. A good example is being in the Armed forces, you can kill as many people as you need to finish or help out with a mission. Another reason is to defend your country.
    I think that this statement is meant to be ironic. How does that complicate your definition of a war hero?
    I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
    **Bob Dylan**
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  4. page 4odd - War and Survival edited ... http://new.music.yahoo.com/videos/--2171429 I think this song explains how people at home sur…
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    I think this song explains how people at home survive without there love one who is fighting in the war/military. They must be strong and must go through life worried and afraid of what might happen to them. If there love ones have siblings then its even harder for their parents not to worry how they are going to react and feel about war. Many have to go on with there life and some may do okay but many may struggle with the fact their love one might be gone.
    Interesting material. Unfortunately, loosely organized.
    Where is your final summary and analysis of this topic? How does your definition of survival during wartime change when you take into account the different points of view shown through each of your books as well as the perspectives demonstrated through everything else you have added to this page?

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  5. page 4odd - War and Survival edited ... High Hopes Besides having good training another key factor in surviving on the battle filed i…
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    High Hopes
    Besides having good training another key factor in surviving on the battle filed is to always have a good attitude. In this story no matter how many nights they stayed in their foxholes with their rifles shooting threw out the night, they always laughed about how they were pissing off the Viet Cong, and how they could not get passed 12 guys. If u have bad spirits u probly won’t last long in war cause you’re thinking bout dieing and not staying calm.
    Seriously? Netspeak? You are seniors in HIGH SCHOOL! Learn how to use spell check!
    Memories
    If one is having a difficult time in war and feeling like they cant survive, they can think about the memories of there life back home, or someone that they want to get home too. This can take their mind off war and maybe keep them from going crazy. It is very easy to go crazy when you’re in war because all u see is guys with no smiles, blood, and hatred, not to mention all of the thing u do just to survive.
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  6. page 4odd - War and Survival edited ... This is a picture of a child solider from the Sierra Leone Civil War. This child is the one of…
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    This is a picture of a child solider from the Sierra Leone Civil War. This child is the one of many whose been
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    This link is broken. Was this supposed to be a picture?
    The sniper is the deadliest tool on the battle filed. They are know as an invisible killer. Snipers go threw intense training to make sure they can make the one shot one kill shot. They are train to stalk the enemy identify variables that could effect the shot and to blend in with there surrounding. They do not take much with them they are taught to live off there surroundings. All this training is to ensure that they survive in the field of battle.
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    Survival is the key in living life. You must learn from wrong to right and right from wrong. Many go through life hard but many do well because they have the tools to keep life going. In war survival is the key. Many must go through suffering and pain to survive war time. See how well you survive living by these rules of survival.
    LITERATURE
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    Various articles that hold different viewpoints about the war.
    A BLOG: One man's account about his experiences and survival tactics from war.
    The point is of this Wiki is not to simply amass all the information you can find on a topic, but to analyze and interpret it yourself. I'd like to see you take apart the stories, poetry, articles and personal account to get at what is being said. Your analysis of the topic is more important than your source material.
    My two personal favorite quotes in regards to survival- they really sum up in a nutshell
    what surviving in these types of situations is all about. Saying goodbye to your moral
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    "I felt guilty for a few minutes, but in our position, there was no time for remorse." - p. 31
    "Perhaps it was necessary for him to cling to false hopes, since they kept him running away from harm." -p. 13
    Which book? Who is the author? Also, your explanation should fill in the context a bit. These quotes are too vague to stand on their own.
    From my book:
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    to go.
    Quotes that support what you say above?

    "Hathcock never wanted to kill men, much less children."
    Marine Sniper 93 confirmed kills. by Charles Henderson. This quote is relitive to survival. In order to for Hathcock to stay alive he is forced to kill many people. Many of these people include children, He is forced to kill children because the vitet cong have children fight there wars and if he does not kill them they will kill him.
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  7. page 4odd - War and Ethics edited ... "He looked at the graying sky and wished he could be home. "Tours almost over Carlos…
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    "He looked at the graying sky and wished he could be home. "Tours almost over Carlos" he said to himself trying to kill the pang of home sickness." - Marine Sniper: 93 confirmed kills. This line refers to the ethics of war theme by displaying his pain of not being home and knowing he only has a little bit of time left on his tour and knows what his job is and proceeds to continue being a marine.
    "Hathcock pioneered using the .50-caliber machine gun as a sniper weapon. The big guns seven hundred-grain bullets offered a stable trajectory for nearly three thousand yards, extending the sniper's range of highly accurate fire well beyond two thousand yards," - The Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills. This short paragraph from the book explains in much detail about the value of the weapon Sgt. Hathcock uses. This relates to the theme of Ethics of War becuase of the paragraph talking about how much better this gun is from the enemies therefore giving Hathcock the advantage on the battlefield.
    What does a better gun have to do with the ETHICS of war? Doesn't it just make Hathcock a better killer? This seems to disprove your point.
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    The movie we watched in class "The Hurt Locker" directed by Kathryn Bigelow also showed things that go along with the topic Ethics of War. Sgt. Jt Sanborn, played by Anthony Mackie, is focused on doing things the correct way helping their chances of survival. His idea was to follow the "ethics of war" and go by the book as some might say. Where on the other hand, Sgt. William James played by Jeremy Renner, doesn't exactly play by the rules. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0887912/
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    This pictures shows how the ethics of war and principals of war involve guns and killing. Also including in the book "Marine Sniper" when the main character Carlos Hathcock talks about his weapon of choice as well as all of the kills that he has made in very good detail.
    I think the picture above is meant to be ironic, or at least pose a question about the ethics of certain weapons. How is a machine gun an ethical weapon? There's a reason that hunters don't use automatic weapons to hunt deer; it's unethical. Could the same point be made for killing humans? Does anyone stand a fighting chance in the face of automated weaponry?
    Here is a quote from the book that I think shows how bad the ethics and morals of war are " "War!" Mr. Goldberg said, angry and defeated, his voice trembling: "We go on killing each other to no purpose! It is war waged by humanity against humanity, and it will only end when there's no one left to fight!" I think he is exactly right there will always be war until there is not one person left to fight in war. Pg. 128
    Author? Title of book?
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    I added this picture of the attack on the World Trade Center because in my book "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Oskar's dad dies in the terrorist attack and I just think it shows that there are no ethics or morals in a time of war just attacking all those people shows that they had no morals when doing it.
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    How this photo relates is that in the book it describes the endless torture of those who had been in the camps during the Bosnian War. This
    photo is proof of what happened during the Bosnian War and what the survivors experienced each and every day.
    How does this relate to your topic? (It may seem obvious, but you should still include your explanation.)
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    http://www.david-campbell.org/wp-content/gallery/atrocity-and-memory/mirror_crop.jpg
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    http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44858000/jpg/_44858360_sarajevo512.jpg
    This photo shows how war can change a once normal neighborhood into a war zone. It shows how people who once had a normal life is now one of war.
    Excellent photograph choices, but make sure to connect your analysis to your topic!
    Songs:
    The song "Sunday Bloody Sunday" by U2 is a good example of war and the principal or morale of war. That being power and killing involved for example the song talks about the Irish Bloody Sunday where several people were killed for speaking out. http://www.playlist.com/searchbeta/tracks#U2%20sunday%20bloody%20sunday
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    Lyrics:
    Here are the lyrics and links to listen to all of these songs. I feel that all of these songs in some way show the ethics of war with there lyrics.
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    Kevin Devine: Another Bag of BonesIn "Another Bag of Bones" he says It’s an occupied country, foaming at the mouth. It’s a military mother with a boy in hell. It’s a torture camp, it’s a long way down. It’s the constant brace and shock of now
    It’s the whole damn world turned inside out, all right. These are just a few of the many lines showing that there are no morals or ethics to war and that as he said war is just "The whole damn world turned inside out".
    Poetry: ???? If you choose not to include it, remove the sub-heading.
    Summary:
    Ethics of war can be described as how people act or change during a period or war. The content that is shown explains how the ethics of war is displayed through websites,books,songs and movies. It expresses the pain and hardships of people who had gone through war and there choice of ethics during that period of time. For some it may have been there darkest hour but, they did what they could to survive it.
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  8. page 4odd - Impact of War edited ... Both of these pictures are from the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. This is what my…
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    Both of these pictures are from the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. This is what my book, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" is based around. How do these pictures signify the Impact of War? How is the "impact" of something like the 9/11 attacks different from other types of war?
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    us"-page 60
    Who wrote this quote? Where was it published?
    -This quote just shows and tells you that during a civil war, or any war for the matter of fact, no one trust each other, even there families.
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    http://www.poetryamerica.com/read_poems.asp?id=422841
    -this poem talks about the life of a solider, and how hard it is for them to do what they do everyday. Risking their lives to save us, and protect us!
    You have included some interesting material. Unfortunately, it is rather loosely organized.
    Where is your final summary and analysis of this topic? How does your definition of the impact of war change when you take into account the different points of view shown through each of your books as well as the perspectives demonstrated through everything else you have added to this page?

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