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Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon is a British soldier during World War I. He signs up to do his duty for his country as soon as the war starts. He rises to the rank of second lieutenant. His men adore him, and he has been recognized for valor multiple times. After witnessing too many of his fellow countrymen fall in battle, he suffers from nightmares and minor hallucinations and begins to question the motives for the war. He believes the war is being fought for the wrong reasons and that the war should stop, or at the very least, the government should announce their war aims. Based on this belief, he publishes a letter in which he describes his issues with the war and refuses to continue fighting. In response to this letter, the army sends him to a medical board, who diagnose him as shell-shocked and send him to...

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