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Fields of Fire Quotes

James Webb
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"'That's after a month. Or two. But Lieutenant. When you do it for six, or nine, or even longer, by Christ, you'll never shake it.'" Chap. 5, p. 75

"'The bush gets in your blood and you hate anyone who hasn't fermented in his own stench for months, or stood inside a dirt hole all night, waiting to kill a man who's trying to kill you first.'" Chap. 5, p. 75

"'We don't shoot no principle direction man, we shoot gooks.'" Chap. 9, p. 123

"'Well, I'm Staff Sergeant, Austin, your new Platoon Sergeant, and you piss me off.'" Chap. 9, p. 125

"'Yeah, but what can you say. "Dear Mrs. Ottenburger. We got a hundred gooks and three Marines. Sorry about that."'" Chap. 11, p. 166

"'Been bleedin' Whitey's war. Killin' brown folks, ain' no reason. Been dyin' fo' the Beast.'" Chap. 16, p. 215

"'Cause you're a pissant crybaby. And you don't carry...

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