" This story is neither an accusation nor a confession
and at least of all an adventure to those
who stand face to face with it. It will try
of men have escaped it's shells,
All Quiet on the Western Front is a gruesome film displaying the soldiers impact
during World War I. This film goes beyond enemy lines into Germany's front in a
rigorous battle of gruesome violence. World War I's trench warfare dehumanized young
soldiers and had a devesting effect on their generation. This war more than any other
went above and beyond violence, into more catastrophic levels of carnage and gore.
Portraying the evil side of war and never glorifying the battles, demonstrating the real
All Quiet on the Western Front does not portray W.W.I as a romantic picture of
glory, but more as an unromantic fearful experience. In this movie the tragic events of
trench warfare are displayed. It shows the war from a soldiers point of view. From
training down the intense fighting. The author wants readers to feel the experience of that
of a soldier. Knowing the rampage and sickness of war. Presenting the horrible emotion
and the great strength the soldiers contained.
War involves millions of deaths and for these soldiers killing of the unknown
wasn't bothersome. For example, each and every solider, in this film, is able to shot and
kill their enemies. It was made easier and less emotional than before because of the most
of the new technology, such as machine guns, mustard, trenches, and more. The
advancements in weapons of mass destruction lowered the difficulties of homicide,
soldiers felt it to be effortless, resulting in less emotional stress amongst them.
With the nation focusing on new war technology, the absence of medical
supplies was not an issue. This made soldiers go untre