Forced by circumstances.
To follow one’s duty is admirable, Up to a point.
When given a choice of what is ordered and what is right, how do you separate your pledge to duty to what your conscience tells you? It’s never a simple decision when at the same moment your survival depends on what you choose.
Wars push us humans to the boundaries of indecency, abusing our minds to see the ugliness we try to remove from our inner selves.
Give it some thought.