The Women Of The World War II

1460 WordsOct 26, 20146 Pages
Freedom A bronze life like statue of a solider, standing up straight, with a proud grin on his face. Alongside of him, is a young boy holding the solider right hand with a look of admiration for his hero. There attire appears to be from the twentieth century. To be more specific, they seem to stepped right out of the World War II time period. The solider is wearing a U.S. Army M-1943 Uniform, which consist of a M1 helmet. He is wearing M-43 Field Jacket, with regular field trousers for pants, along with his trousers. He is wearing an M-1943 Combat Service Boots. He is also welding a M1 Garand rifle. He is wearing a combat belt, to the right of on the waist of the solider is a water pouch, and to the left is what it seems to be a two…show more content…
Almost every time I walk or drive near the courthouse, these two statues stand out to me the most. Being a history lover for myself, it makes me feel blessed that the freedoms we do have In America. When I look at the young boy’s face there is an emotion this boy captures, it gives me the very same feeling I had when I was growing up. It was the feeling of having a hero in life, a role model you could even say and for me that was my parents. This young boy was looking up to the man as a hero or maybe even as father figure as well. As Christians we too have a comparison with how this young boy looks to the solider. We look up to our Heavenly Father as a hero, or even a Savior. 1 John 3:16 of The King James Version says “Here by perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” When we look at the death count of World War II there were over 400,000 American soldiers that died. And the soldiers did this for us, they laid down their lives for our freedom so that we may live. When I look at the two statues, it reminds of three things. One, to never take this freedom that we have in America for granted. Two, it reminds what the Sacrifices that had to be made for our freedom. Most importantly three, it gives me a reminder of what Jesus did on the cross so we could be spiritually free. We Americans take for granted our well known freedoms, forgetting that people in
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