Re: Problematical Cadets info
Originally Posted by USAFAUX2004
he could not grasp the concept of left versus right
how old are these kids? thats insane, they dont know thier left from right? how the hell are they going to be able to function effectively in combat if they are not mentally developed enough to get down that basic concept?
If I am asked what we are fighting for, I can reply in two sentences. In the first place, to fulfil a solemn international obligation . . . an obligation of honor which no self-respecting man could possibly have repudiated. I say, secondly, we are fighting to vindicate the principle that small nationalities are not to be crushed in defiance of international good faith at the arbitrary will of a strong and overmastering Power.
Author: Rt. Hon. Herbert Henry Asquith
Source: Statement, to House of Commons, Declaration of War with Germany, Aug. 4, 1914