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"I gave him the whole nine-yards!" - Ten Of The Best Quotes From World War II

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"I gave him the whole nine-yards!" - Ten Of The Best Quotes From World War II

The fellas at Atlas Glass Repair Company are huge World War II buffs, not to mention big supporters of all U.S. Veterans. The following list is a collection of just some of the great quotes from World War II. 

Ten of the best Quotes from World War II:

"... I Shall Return." - General Douglas MacArthur - 1942

"Nuts!" - General McAuliffe (his single word reply to the German Command when asked to surrender during the Battle Of The Bulge - December 22, 1944

"Scratch one flattop." - Lt. Commander E. Dixon - The Battle of Coral Sea - May, 1942 

"God-Damit! You'll never get the purple heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!" - Captain Henry P. Crowe (Guadalcanel 1943)

"When this war is over, the Japanese language will only be spoken in hell!" - Admiral William F. Halsey, December 7th, 1941

"This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." - Winston Churchill - After the Second Battle of El Alamein - 1942

"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us and behind us... they can't get away this time." - General Lewis Puller (surrounded by eight enemy divisions at the Battle Of The Bulge - December 1944)
 
"Don't tell them anything. When it's over tell them who won." Fleet Admiral Earnest King (when asked about his tight-lipped wartime public relations policies) 1942

"You don't go into battle to die for your country. You go into battle to make the other bastard die for his county." - General George S. Patton Jr. (speaking to troops in 1941)

"I gave him the whole nine yards!" - Unknown P-51 pilot, referring to the plane's 27-foot ammo belt - Pacific Theater 1943

We at Atlas Glass Company in Philadelphia would like to take the time here to give a shout out to the single most decorated solder who served in World War II - Audie Murphy (June 1925 - May 1971). Murphy served in the United States Army in the 15th and 3rd infantry unit was the epitomy of courage under fire. He received not only the Congressional Medal Of Honor, but the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star (twice), the Bronze Star (twice), the French Legion Of Merit, the Purple Heart (three times) and many more. He once held off a German Company of solders single-handedly for more than an hour, allowing his unit to safely fall back. We salute you, Mr. Murphy!


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