Paths of Glory Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

Colonel Dax played by Kirk Douglas

Description

Colonel Dax is in charge of the outfit awaiting orders to attack Ant Hill. He has been leading the men for quite some time, and they trust him because of his kindness and his brilliant military mind. Dax is appalled when he hears Paul's plan. Having been in this spot for some time, he realizes the futility of any effort to capture the Ant Hill. He tries to refuse, but he doesn't want to leave his men behind. He finally leads the men in a gallant but ultimately futile effort to capture the Ant Hill.

When Paul decides that men must die for the failure, Dax refuses to let them die without a fair trial. After talking to George, he is able to get the numbers down and represents the accused men before the court-marshal. Dax does a brilliant...

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