By Jerry Borrowman
Compassionate Soldier illuminates interesting but principally unknown tales of guys and girls whose humanity led them to accomplish brave acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage of warfare. prepared by way of warfare from the yankee Revolution to the Iraq conflict and international in standpoint, it gains notable tales of grace lower than hearth from valiant infantrymen and noncombatants who rose above the inhumanity of deadly clash and selected compassion, even figuring out their activities may well placed their lives and liberty at risk.
Included are the tales of Patrick Ferguson, a British officer in the course of the American Revolution who had the opportunity to kill George Washington yet refused to shoot a guy within the again; Richard Kirkland, a accomplice soldier throughout the Civil struggle who took water to wounded Union infantrymen throughout the conflict of Fredericksburg; and Oswald Boelcke, a German WWI flying ace who was once some of the most influential tacticians of early air strive against and was once recognized for ensuring the airmen he shot down made it to the floor alive.
These and different inspirational tales illustrate that even in the middle of the unspeakable horrors of warfare, acts of kindness, mercy, compassion, and humanity can be triumphant and, in doing so, extend our traditional taking into consideration honor and battlefield glory.
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Compassionate Soldier: Remarkable True Stories of Mercy, Heroism, and Honor From the Battlefield by Jerry Borrowman