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Straight from school and into the war

Straight from school and into the war

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Published by Yate District Oral History Project in Yate .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementinterviewer: Sue Barrance 22 January 1990.
ContributionsBarrance, Sue., Yate District Oral History Project.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14234257M

About the book Chapter 1: Sent Away. Allied forces that were captured by the Japanese were beaten or forced into slave labor. When the war was over Ned had a chance to talk to some Japanese soldiers. They were very sorry about all that had happened during the war. Ned's choices were to either finish one more year of boarding school, or.   “Uncivil”: The Civil War Stories We Didn’t Learn in School the kinds of things that boys and girls are forced to memorize in school,” to keep the conflict defined as a military war.

There were people out there on the other side of the war who were trying to kill me, and if they failed one day, they would try to kill me the next day. I was pretty average as a kid. I wasn't particularly good at sports, and I ran a straight C average most of the time. I wasn't one of the big kids on the block, but I enjoyed my childhood. In "The Things They Carried," Martha represented the kind of psychological baggage that can get men killed. In this book, the author is trying to show that a war story is a fundamentally different story, so tries to match the difference in how it is told. but she doesn't even stop at her fiancé's bunk—she goes straight to the Special.

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