would want to stay in the military, were he higher-ranking. He views the horsemen as the "knights of a forgotten time." One does not need to go back as far as the Middle Ages to find this "forgotten time battle was still romanticized even early in the war, and only massive losses could change war's. War destroys both the land it is fought on and the people who fight. Early in the war, Paul is able to lose himself in nature, but as time passes, even nature itself is subjugated by the atrocities that Paul sees. He realizes that all his memories are silent and calm, and that they always make him check his gun in case he gives in to their serenity. The men take a few hours in setting up the wire. Though Haie has by now seen through the myth, it is his only option for life.
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When he sees the Frenchman's face up close, he only momentarily refuses to kill before coming to his senses and hurling a grenade. He uses nature, the opposite of the brutal warfare, to try to reach a dying friend and show him there is more to life than war. The lieutenant lectures Himmelstoss, gives Tjaden three days' open arrest, and Kropp one day's open arrest. Try it risk-free, no obligation, cancel anytime. Paul's eye frequently roves over missing limbs and open gashes, but he cannot allow these sights to affect him too deeply. The Germans retreat and allow the next line of machine-guns to do their work. Paul hears geese cackle, and Kat makes a note of it for later. They decide it is better to shoot the recruit and put him out of his misery, but before they can others come by and they carry him off. A German Soldier in World War. Analysis: This chapter is divided into two graphic, minutely detailed portraits of war: life in the trenches, and life-or, rather, death-during battle. News arrives that some of the columns have been hit, including the horses.