"I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk." H.L. Mencken
When the Navy was running the show, the Marines were always told they'd be back on the transports in time for lunch. This was before Tarawa, Saipan, and PeleliuMacArthur respected his men more. He was also thriftier with the lives of his Marines as well as his soldiers.
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