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Klein, Holger, ed. The First World War in Fiction. London: Macmillan, 1978. Walsh, Jeffrey. American War Literature: 1914 to Vietnam, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. Page xvi Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge our indebtedness to friends and family who have endured our enthusiasm. We also wish to thank faculty colleagues and the administration at the University of Southern Colorado for encouragement and support. Sharon Pruett, Micki Markowski, and Annette Aragon have been cheerful as well as competent in preparing the manuscript for publication.

If you liked you could just stop the jeep and let him go free, and everything would cut up differently. But just a moment. The fellow on the back seat of the little jeep suddenly felt the spirit darting aloft within him. Just a moment: Let the fellow go? Here we could stop the jeep, here by the wadi. We could let the fellow down, uncover his eyes, face him towards the mountains, point straight ahead and tell him: Go home, man, go straight along. Take care about that hill, there are Jews on it. Take care and don't fall into our hands again.

He would go back home. Precisely that. And listen, what a story! ). Forebodings at the heart that wrestled with the decree of Fate, wondering will he, won't he come back, guessing what might happen next; and then everything solved satisfactorily so that she could breathe easily, he's condemned to life. Hi lad, come and let's let the fellow go! And why not? What was to stop it? Simple, decent and human. so just get up and tell the driver to stop. No more fine phrases about humanity any longer. This time it's up to you yourself.

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