This quote, while true, is pretty sad.  A soldier is a pawn, and so is the guy shooting at him.  They both probably will have families at home, and maybe children and even grandchildren.  (Like my brother.)  It's a bleak thing for a pawn to kill another pawn, when all either of them are doing is following orders.  Greed, religion, prejudice, etc. are great at starting wars, but terrible for stopping them.  Only the will to stop it will have any effect at all.

General Thought About War

This quote, while true, is pretty sad. A soldier is a pawn, and so is the guy shooting at him. They both probably will have families at home, and maybe children and even grandchildren. (Like my brother.) It's a bleak thing for a pawn to kill another pawn, when all either of them are doing is following orders. Greed, religion, prejudice, etc. are great at starting wars, but terrible for stopping them. Only the will to stop it will have any effect at all.

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General George s Patton Autograph World War 2 II Quote 8 x 10 Photo Picture V2 | eBay

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General Patton--A man that my late grandfather, George Wallace Shook, held in highest regard & served under in the 7th army, 3rd division, in Germany & France until the war was won.

General Patton--A man that my late grandfather, George Wallace Shook, held in highest regard & served under in the 7th army, 3rd division, in Germany & France until the war was won.

"Document everything, leave nothing to chance... because one day, some cockroach will crawl up out of the latrine and deny all this ever happened, God Damn Them." - Gen. George Patton, spoken during visit to Buchenwald.

"Document everything, leave nothing to chance... because one day, some cockroach will crawl up out of the latrine and deny all this ever happened, God Damn Them." - Gen. George Patton, spoken during visit to Buchenwald.

George S. Patton on Duty via The Art of Manliness

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George S. Patton on Duty via The Art of Manliness

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General George S. Patton Quote #DoorKickersInc

General George S. Patton Quote #DoorKickersInc

General George Patton - Painting at Portrait at National Portrait Gallery Washington DC

General George Patton - Painting at Portrait at National Portrait Gallery Washington DC

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