Quotes February 11, 2022

Two kinds of people are staying on this beach! The dead and those who are going to die! Now, let’s get the hell out of here!”
Army Col. George Taylor
All right. They’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us … They can’t get away this time.”
Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller
“Damn the torpedoes, Full speed ahead!”
Vice Adm. David Farragut
“Another running gun battle today … Wahoo runnin’, destroyer gunnin’”
The USS Wahoo
“I may sink, but I’m damned if I’ll strike.”
Navy legend John Paul Jone
“Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!”
Navy chaplain to the men of the USS New Orleans
“Goddamn it, you’ll never get the Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!”
Marine Capt. Henry P. Jim Crowe
“Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes!”
Battle of Bunker Hill
“For Christ’s sake, men — Come on! Do you want to live forever!”
Marine Corps legend Sgt. Maj. Dan Daly
“Come on, you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever?”