Subject:Reaction Papers on We Were Soldiers
As I watched the movie” We Were Soldiers” I recall what is happening in any unit, as the Battalion Commander, Company Commander, Platoon Leaders, Sergeant Major and Troops portray different roles.
Leader shows set as an example. He is intelligent, thinking, brave and determined leader. He studies the nature of his enemy carefully. He won’t ask to his man to do, if he can’t do it by himself. He trains his men thoroughly, preparing them for the incoming mission.
The Leaders influence the thoughts, attitudes and behaviors of others. It is, therefore, important that their morale is kept high so that they are ready for sacrifice whenever necessity arises. The officers have their own responsibility for commanding the soldiers in combat which is the greatest challenge for each of them even for the risk of their lives.
The soldiers shows leadership as they oblige to set one direction for the rest of them, they help each other what lies ahead, they also help to visualize what they want to achieve, they were encourage and inspire to meet their mission.
A responsible family man shows also to this movie. The image of a father which shows closeness to his children, concern for the future of his family and a better husband to his wife.
The movie shows an ordinary soldier which other people cannot be seen it. So it is better that the filmmaker produce this kind of movie so that we can give a recognition to our soldier. won't ask man to do what he won't do himself: "I will be the first to step on the field and I will be the last to step off," he assures his troops. He reads books and studies the nature of his enemy carefully. He trains his men meticulously, preparing them for the ominous battle to come. "Men will die," he tells his troops, knowing that he and his men are at a disadvantage against an enemy on their own turf. In addition to Gibson, Greg Kinnear, Sam...