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Personal war - in standard English

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Introduction

Personal war - in standard English It was not my turn on watch, but I could not sleep. Every time I got close to falling into a deep sleep, a slideshow would flicker into my mind about all of my friends I have lost in this war. ...read more.

Middle

I spotted my platoon sergeant, Coleman and headed over to speak to him. I spoke to him for a very long while and told him of my doubts of us winning the war, he agreed with me. He said to me some strange but sensible words, "We are not here to win this countries war but our own personal war, and you will understand this after a while out here in the Nam." ...read more.

Conclusion

I rose hastily from my bed the next morning to the sound of heavy gunfire and loud rocket blast. I grabbed my machine gun and ran for the clearance to aid my ambushed platoon comrades. Three of my friends were already dead and I could feel the rage inside of me boiling, I now understand what Coleman had meant, we were fighting ourselves as well as the enemy.... ?? ?? ?? ?? Billyjoe Dixon ...read more.

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