Born on the Fourth of July Quotes

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"The blood is still rolling off my flak jacket from the hole in my shoulder and there are bullets cracking into the sand all around me." (29)

"July fourth, nineteen forty-six. I was born on the Fourth of July. I can't feel ..." (33)

"But it is the living deaths I am smelling now, the living deaths, the bodies broken in the same war that I have come from." (48)

"Somebody, give us back our bodies!" (54)

"I wanted to be a hero." (72)

"If those bastards in Washington would stop fiddlefucking around and drop a couple of big ones in the right places, we could get that whole thing over with next week. We could win that goddamn thing and get all our kids out of there." (105)

"I have given my dead swinging dick for America." (116)

"Fuck all you goddamn motherfuckers! They made me kill babies! They made me kill babies!" (129)

"'Vietnam,'...

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