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 Posted: Mon Jun 13th, 2011 05:39 pm
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Many of Ambrose Bierce's short stories revolve around friendly fire incidents. My favorite is one called "One Kind of Officer" in which an artillery LT is told to fire on any troops moving to his front by his battery commander. Upon asking for clarification he is told to just follow his orders. The fog rolls in and soon the gunners report hearing movement to their front. The LT has his guns open fire and they manage to decimate a lost friendly brigade.  There is another dark twist at the end, but I'll let you folks read it for yourselves.

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Mark

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