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... on the move Franz describes their movements to be single file lines that give no indication as to where the destination could be or only revealing a direction for half a day. As a conclusion for the letter and an attempt to keep some form of positivity he begins to note positive aspects of his time on the Front. That during times of beautiful weather the company often goes to explore the country side and acquire knowledge of human nature. As young men, they take pleasure in living “naturally and unconventionally here…every one according to his own instincts,” (Lauldi, 227). Finally ending his letter with the sentence with a phrase that can summarize the morale of the war, “That brings much that is good and much that is ugly to the surface, but in every one there is a large amount of truth, and above all strength – strength developed almost to a mania!” (Lauldi, 227).
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