All Quiet on the Western Front

why do soldiers fight so savagley in battle?

what goes on in the war that makes the soldiers fight so savagley?

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They are caught in the moment of confusion and terror. Paul describes the battle as being in the eye of a "hurricane". The soldiers don't fight so much for their country rather than their own survival. The battle unleashes the animal instinct for self preservation.