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In Europe we felt that our enemies, horrible and deadly as they were, were still people.
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But out here I soon gathered that the Japanese were looked upon as something subhuman and repulsive; the way some people feel about cockroaches or mice.
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There are no atheists in the foxhole.

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It's alright to have a good opinion of yourself, but we Americans are so smug with our cockiness, we somehow feel that just because we are Americans, we can whip our weight in wildcats.

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I've been immersed in it too long. My spirit is wobbly and my mind is confused. The hurt has become too great.

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If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone.

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Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece.

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War makes strange giant creatures out of us little routine men who inhabit the earth.

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In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory - there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else.

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I've really been sick with this cold, but I think I might have kept the columns going anyhow except I was just so low in spirit, I didn't have the will to struggle against them when my deadline was so close and I felt so lousy.

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For me war has become a flat, black depression without highlights, a revulsion of the mind and an exhaustion of the spirit.

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There is no sense in the struggle, but there is no choice but to struggle.

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