Skip to comments.The 25 Best Quotes From American Soldiers
Posted on 05/28/2012 9:43:05 PM PDT by Kaslin
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“There's nothing wrong with you but your headspace and timing.”
For those that don't know the .50 Cal had to be set using a headspace and timing gage.
That would be Squantos’ tagline.
First I heard the quote was about 83 ....I’m retired EOD.
Now I just wear the t-shirt with the quote on it an another that says .....
....Explosive Ordnance Disposal.....
..Because Navy SEAL’s need Heros to !..
Stay Safe Marine !
When in doubt all the way in an two and a half out...:o)
Thats the censored movie version.
He actually wrote EFF You. But he didnt write EFF.
Because he didn't know his enemy. Had he told the German emisarry Götz von Berlichingen! the enemy officer would have understood the reference immediately, [Er kann mich am Arsche lecken!], even if he wasn't one of the 17th SS Division officers the 101 Airborne had faced following the Niormandy invasion. As would have the German poet Johann Goethe and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart....
"You may find me one day dead in a ditch somewhere. But by God, you'll find me in a pile of brass." -
Trooper M. Padgett
Off the top of my head, I liked Schwartzkauf (sp?) showing the bomb hitting the bridge right behind a truck and saying “And there is the luckiest man in Iraq.” Obviously not a great “war” quote, but...;)
American soldiers in battle dont fight for what some president says on TV, they dont fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag -— they fight for one another” ~ Lt. Colonel Harold G. Hal Moore, Jr.
backside of shirt:
......Explosive Ordnance Disposal.....
..Because sheep would be too obvious!..
Wool ..... Is wool...:o)
It had nothing to do directly with combat...nothing to do with the enemy surrounding me, but being in an MOS that had me off the runway at Cherry Point whenever the phone rang, it meant a great deal when I looked at my wife.
It was a t-shirt that simply read:
"The Only Thing Tougher than Being a Marine is Being a Marine's Wife."
God Bless the Family of our Troops"!!!
Just so long as you don't try to pull it over our eyes!
"No mission too difficult, no sacrifice too great."
There ain't no use in looking down, there ain't no discharge on the ground. There ain't no use in looking back, Jody's got your Cadillac.
There's more, but I can't post them.