Military stewardship soldiers who do what is right in the face of illegality are the real heroes in a conflict.
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Wars and conflicts regardless of its reasons, when it endangers citizens of nations to injuries and deaths, are categorically evil and something to be undesired. But, when acts of crime and ...
Wars and conflicts regardless of its reasons, when it endangers citizens of nations to injuries and deaths, are categorically evil and something to be undesired. But, when acts of crime and illegality are committed during wars and conflicts, it is a repeat of history – e.g., the My Lai Massacre. My Lai Massacre is a historical reminder, as BBC news article dated 20th July 1998 entitled: “Murder in the name of war – My Lai.” I do not wish to go into the details of that shameful and tragic event. But rather, I like to highlight two heroes of that tragedy, namely, Hugh Thompson and Lawrence Colburn. These two soldiers did what was right in the face of acts of crime and illegality. They tried to stop their comrades from killing unarmed civilians and tried to save those whom they could in the face of a massacre. They are an epitome of the real heroes in wars or conflicts. It took 30 years before they were honored by their nation for their honorable acts as solders. And history honors them too.
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