Kurt Vonnegut

“It had to be done,” Rumfoord told Billy, speaking of the destruction of Dresden. “I know,” said Billy. “That’s war.” “I know. I’m not complaining.” “It must have been hell on the ground.” “It was,” said Billy Pilgrim. “Pity the men who had to do it.” “I do.” “You must have had mixed feelings, there on the ground.” “It was all right,” said Billy. “Everything is all right, and everybody has to do exactly what he does.”

Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five
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