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WAR: No euphemism is called for

Letter by Paul Forsberg, Tacoma on Nov. 15, 2012 at 8:53 am with No Comments »
November 15, 2012 8:53 am

Re: “Indirect fire kills soldier in Afghanistan” (TNT, 11-14).

Does the use of the euphemism “indirect fire” make the soldier less dead? Why not report the truth? The soldier was killed in action in hostile territory, fighting a war that was not of his making.

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