The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two Quotes

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"Aaaah, I feel that if countries are gonna fight a war, find yourself an island with nobody and then just put all your men in there and let them kill each other. Or better, send the politicians, let them fight it out." - "A Sunday Morning," pg. 24.

"When you first come in, you're a hero, but enough sailors come through these ports, and social disease, alcoholism, rape, mayhem, and they're not popular anymore. I learned a lot on that merchant ship" - "A Sunday Morning," pg. 37.

"About five hundred people died that night. Allied bombers killed allied prisoners. Just one of those goof-ups that happened so often in war." - "A Chance Encounter," pg. 52.

"How could American boys do this? If you're reduced to savagery by a situation, anything's possible. " - "Tales of the Pacific," pg. 62.

"We had all become hardened. We were out there, human beings, the...

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