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The Nick Adams Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - War: The Way You'll Never Be Summary

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War: The Way You'll Never Be Summary

Nick is an American soldier visiting an Italian battalion to show them that the Americans are coming and to give them hope. On his way to the battalion, Nick passes through the site of a battle, riddled with corpses. He meets a young second lieutenant who is suspicious of him, but takes him to Captain Para, whom Nick evidently knows. When he meets Para, Nick tells him about why he has been sent and regrets that he could not bring any gifts for the soldiers. They talk briefly about times they had drunk together, and Nick says that every time he has gone to battle, he has been drink. Nick apparently had suffered a head wound recently, and Para does not think that it was treated properly, and Nick asks whether he seems crazy. Para says he...

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