How do the men feel about Corporal Himmelstoss in All Quiet on the Western Front?

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While the young men are in the equivalent of basic training under Corporal Himmelstoss, they find him unfair and even cruel. "He is known as the toughest disciplinarian in the camp, but he pushes this group of boys especially hard because he believes they are defiant. His method of punishing the bedwetters is horribly unjust and would never work in the first place; the boys just thwart his plan by alternating sleeping on...

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