Chapter 1: Avant-Propos

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: War and Military  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Southlands Snuffys


Cradle of the Corps - to - City of Da Nang


Avant Propos

"You maggots best come to rapidly understand that my beloved Marine Corps ain’t no place for being goddamn emotional. Charlie sure as fuck won’t be emotional when he is smashing your nuts with a rock. So, stop your pussy sniveling and wipe away those goddamn baby tears, for you aint quite dying yet.

Now! Lift your goddamn loads like the Marines you wanna become, and let’s run the whole fucking twenty five klicks again, for doing it once just aint enough."

Our Drill instructor, "Gunny Capes”, introduction to battle fitness,

USMCRD Parris Island, South Carolina,1966.


How could someone not miss such goddamn happy days?


Also by Sergeant Walker.

Southlands Snuffys 2

Forest of Assassins - to - City of Hong Kong. 


The duo of books, Southlands Snuffys, relate to a relatively short period taken from one persons peripatetic history.

The use of the French Language to title each paragraph is a tribute for long departed good friends.


The Author 1966

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Submitted: July 03, 2016

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Solomon Praise

Mon, July 11th, 2016 3:46pm

Del Veccio

Escritura excelente como siempre.

Tue, October 4th, 2016 9:49am


The best war and military read on Booksie.

Thu, October 6th, 2016 9:48am


Amazingly authentic and from a soldiers point of view highly accurate.

Tue, October 11th, 2016 9:14am


Une lecture livre vaut.

Wed, October 12th, 2016 12:09pm


Straight from the shoulder stuff. A book by a soldier written for other soldiers.

Fri, November 11th, 2016 10:37am

Boonie Rat

Thankfully this is truly the real deal, and not the usual wannabe garbage from the keyboard warriors.

Mon, January 30th, 2017 12:05pm

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