War Horse

How has Albert's father been shaped by his past experience of war?

"He refuses to be proud of killing, think how brave that is...."

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Albert's father has a lot of demons in his closet. They are manifested by his abusive treatment of Joey and his all around violent uncompromising personality. Clearly war has sent this guy into eternal survival mode. He drinks to abate his painful memories of war but tries to instill, in his own harsh way, what it takes to survive.