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Vietnam can kill me, but it can't make me care.

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam... the crown jewel of Southeast Asia. I wanted to meet interesting and stimulating people of an ancient culture... and kill them. I wanted to be the first kid on my block to get a confirmed kill.
Sgt. Joker

Is that You, John Wayne - Is this Me?

Door Gunner: Git some! Git some! Git some! Yeah, yeah, yeah! Anyone who runs is a VC. Anyone who stands still is a well-disciplined VC! You should do a story about me sometime!
Private Joker: Why should we do a story about you?
Door Gunner: 'Cause I'm so fucking good! That ain't no shit either! I done got me 157 Gooks killed and fifty water buffalo too! They were all certified.
Private Joker: Any women or children?
Door Gunner: Sometimes!
Private Joker: How can you shoot women and children?
What is your major malfunction, numbnuts? Didn't mommy and daddy show you enough attention when you were a child?


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