GDG- Dead soldiers and looting
dlwdaw at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 11 18:33:51 CST 2012
>From what I understand, it was common practice for soldiers to take what
they needed from the dead. To some extent, the practice is still going on.
But in this day and age, it probably limited to ammunition. Clothing and
everything else is in good supply with our modern military.
From: CWMHTours at aol.com
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 7:03 PM
To: gettysburg at arthes.com
Subject: GDG- Dead soldiers and looting
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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