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Commentary On All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

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All Quiet on the Western Front is about men going on a very difficult battle. The battle that they go through is World War I. These men volunteered to fight in the war, but they didn’t expect it to be this hard. They face many hardships, including food. Food is hard to find during this time and in this part of the war. Many people died, and the ones that survived had to witness their friends that they met die. Some people in war do not die, but they are seriously injured. These men must face big complications during war, and this book helps show readers how life was like during World War I.
The boot camps that the boys went through were very strict. There was tons of discipline. There were many activities that the guy in charge and required them to do. Some people had easy activities while others had quite difficult ones. All Quiet on the Western Front explains the simple, difficult, and depressing obstacles that the men that enlisted into the war had to go through. Some of the skills and activities that were taught during the boot camps were no use to the men during the war. Some men are more experienced at this type of stuff so the new boys can learn a lot from the veterans. There is plenty of fear during the war. Some have more fear then others. Some men have learned and are used to this kind of environment.
The author describes how life was life in the war. There were many dangerous weapons during this time. Poisonous gas and advanced machine guns made this war very bloody, dangerous, and it also made it last longer. During this time they were also low on medical options. This meant that many soldiers could not get the help that they needed. Some soldiers that have lived think and talk about different stuff. They communicate with each other on everyday things. They talk about their lives and the future. Some of the boys don’t have a life back home. They never really got a job or a family because they...

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