While many segments of Operation Homecoming delve into the depths of fear and emotionality wrought from war, this portion explores some soldiers’ amped up feelings that arise from the instinct for survival.

In this piece, I try to capture that adrenaline rush and the underlying ambivalent feelings held by the soldiers. They know blowing up innocent civilians is wrong, but here they are in battle… so, better to kill before they themselves are killed.

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