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38565Re: Shooting of wounded on battlefields

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  • endeavorgot
    May 4, 2006
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      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, Ricky Washburn <rwwiv@...>
      wrote:
      >
      >
      > Seems though that there were alot more stories of
      > comradeship out there than the shootings...
      >
      >
      > --- Jfepperson@... wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > > Question, since most will recover and return to
      > > the fight why is
      > > > this a "horrible pratice"? This is a fight to the
      > > death, what would
      > > > you expect?
      > >
      > > I think the notion of shooting a wounded man who is
      > > helpless and cannot
      > > defend himself is considered less than humane.
      > > Frankly, I wonder how
      > > much of this kind of practice was the result of
      > > random bullets hitting
      > > men who are down, i.e., it was not deliberate.
      > >
      > > JFE


      I've read, heard, seen somewhere that it is bad form, very bad form
      to shoot an enemy (or an animal) while he is taking a dump.

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