GDG- Dead soldiers and looting
georgeconnell at mac.com
Wed Jan 11 18:23:43 CST 2012
Well, we certainly didn't have any qualms about doing so in the Great Southeast Asian Sub-optimizing Experience that we are not to mention in this group. Though I must stress we were usually looking for something to eat other than C-rations.
I think if you've just killed someone the other stuff is of no moral consequence (but not to be encouraged because it's bad for discipline).
On Jan 11, 2012, at 19:03, CWMHTours at aol.com wrote:
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> I don't know about anybody else but if I was a CW soldier and a friend of
> mine, -or a strange corpse, had money and valuables on them, I would be
> unsure- and uncertain as to the moral quandary: Morally should you even
> take anything at all or leave it out of principle? Should you take it
> because someone else will take it if you leave it?
> It is 2012 and no longer Victorian times but what should you do about
> stealing from corpses?
> Actually I have always had an issue with it that upsets my tummy.
> We have vets in here.... With my apologies for intruding with the
> question what would YOU do?
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