• You may fly over a land forever; you may bomb it, atomize it, and wipe it clean of life - but if you desire to defend it, protect it,and keep it for civilization, you must do this on the ground, the way the Roman Legions did - by putting your soldiers in the mud.

    T. R. Fehrenbach (1994). “This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History”, Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers