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seen plenty of 'em raise their hands and shout for mercy. They're like that when cornered, though they're cocky enough when things are going their way. But i never saw one of our mob doing any surrendering. Did you, Geordie ?"
" No, never."
" It's a matter of temperament," says the Grenadier. "Some people are made one way, others another way. Englishmen hate to look silly. So they go and die rather than make a laughing-stock of themselves. Anything for the sake of proper order ! I've seen a man crawl out over,- good God, a bit of No Man's Land that was a death trap where a man stood no more chance than a fly in a gearbox-go out under machine-gun fire, and shrapnel, good God Almighty, with the Jerries limbering up a flamrrienwerfer, a flame-thrower. He crawled out when the odds must have been say two or three hundred to one against him getting back at all, and thousands to one against him getting back unhurt. He went to pick up a bloke with a busted hip lying out in the open. Now as things were just then, it was about a million to one against any of us getting out alive, because there was only nine or ten of us, and Jerry was advancing under a curtain of heavy stuff, and we was cut off and hopeless to look at. But this bloke goes out to get this wounded man, who wasn't even a china, not even a pal in particular. He couldn't help it. It was in him to do it. Once an Englishman, always an Englishman. Medals don't make any difference. You don't go and get a V.C. because you think it'd look nice pinned on your coat, or because there's some twopenny-half

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