"Once a Marine - Always a Marine"
"Une fois qu'une Marine - Toujours une Marine"
“ The only protection you maggots will have in Vietnam is the high standard of training as given to you at great expense by the Marine Corps. Your only chance of survival is to become a mean and nasty fucker, just like me! However, I would strongly advise you to develop a keen awareness, a kind of sixth sense, or as those snuffys already out there in the southland call it, the fucker factor! “
Our Drill instructor, “Gunny Capes”, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina, 1966.
This book is dedicated to my friend, Corporal "Bayou" Lejeune, a Cajun, killed in action on our Mike boat in the Plain of Reeds, Vietnam.
Ce roman est dédié à mon ami, Corporal "Bayou" Lejeune, un cajun, tué en action sur notre Mike bateau dans la Plaine des Joncs, Vietnam
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