THEY FOUGHT TOGETHER AS BROTHERS-IN-ARMS. THEY DIED TOGETHER AND NOW THEY SLEEP SIDE BY SIDE. TO THEM WE HAVE A SOLEMN OBLIGATION.
The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you're already dead. The sooner you accept that, the sooner you'll be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function: without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. All war depends upon it.
The battle of Iwo Island has been won. The United States Marines by their individual and collective courage have conquered a base which is as necessary to us in our continuing forward movement toward final victory as it was vital to the enemy in staving off ultimate defeat.
The horror of the Holocaust is not that it deviated from human norms; the horror is that it didn't. What happened may happen again, to others not necessarily Jews, perpetrated by others, not necessarily Germans. We are all possible victims, possible perpetrators, possible bystanders.
The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years.
Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency; we are winning.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
Sure, we want to go home. We want this war over with. The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it.
I have never promised anything but blood, tears, toil and sweat. Now, however we have a new experience. We have a victory - a remarkable and definite victory. The bright gleam has caught the helmets of our soldiers and warmed and cheered all our hearts.
This war is not an ordinary war. It is the war of the entire Russian people. Not only to eliminate the danger hanging over our heads, but to aid all people groaning under the yoke of Fascism
Nothing would please me better than if they would give me three months and then attack here.
On the European Front the most important development of the past year has been the crushing offensive of the Great Armies of Russia...
I came through and I shall return.
I am asking of no man more than I myself was ready throughout four years to do
Today we rule Germany, tomorrow, the world.
I believe it is peace for our time.
I have returned many times to honour the valiant men who died...every man who set foot on Omaha Beach was a hero.
Air superiority is a condition for all operations, at sea, in land, and in the air.
In the burning and devastated cities, we daily experienced the direct impact of war. It spurred us to do our utmost...the bombing and the hardships that resulted from them (did not) weaken the morale of the populace.
Attacks on cities are strategically justified in so far as they tend to shorten the war and so preserve the lives of allied soldiers.
Defend Paris to the last, destroy all bridges over the Seine and devastate the city.
We and our allies owe and acknowledge an ever-lasting debt of gratitude to the armies and people of the Soviet Union.
A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.
A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
It is the function of the Navy to carry the war to the enemy so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.
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