As billy was going through personal mental conflicts, he also had to outlast the physical violence of World War 2. Billy showed a toughness that many men would have been unable to maintain, which is why although Billy was going through mental battles, he was also mentally strong .
The horrors of war are indescribable. Even when viewing a photo of war, there is no way to understand nor imagine the fear and pain going through a soldiers body. No words can describe the feeling of being in the middle of a gruesome war.