A sentence about war

“War brings out the worst and the best in people. Wars do not make men great, but they do bring out the greatness in good men. War is romantic only to those who are far away from the sounds and turmoil of battle. For those of us who served in Easy Company, and for those who served their country in other theaters, we came back as better men and women as a result of being in combat, and most would do it again if called upon. But each of us hoped that if we had learned anything from the experience it is that war is unreal, and we earnestly hoped that it would never happen again.” (Dick Winters)

(Major Richard “Dick” D. Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. Maybe you knew his story through the “Band of Brothers” TV series)

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