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Korean War Marine Humor
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Tom Lisowski sends.
v/r, John Howland, Chapter IPP
The Korean War, in which the Marine Corps fought and won some of its most
brutal battles, was not without its gallows humor. During one such conflict a
ROK (Republic of Korea) commander, whose unit was fighting with the Marines,
called legendary Marine Chesty Puller to report a major Chinese attack in his
"How many Chinese are attacking you?" asked Puller. "Many, many Chinese!"
replied the excited Korean officer. Puller asked for another count and got
the same answer "Many, many Chinese!" "G*#dammit!" swore Puller, "Put my
Marine liaison officer on the radio."
In a minute, an American voice came over the air: "Yes sir?" "Lieutenant,"
growled Chesty, "exactly how many Chinese you got
"Colonel, we got a whole shitload of Chinese up here!" "Thank God."
exclaimed Puller, "At least there's someone up there who knows how to count
TONY NEWCOMB- (SOA-570L) (SFA-450L) (AFIO-5746L) (POVA#168)
State Outreach Coordinator, VETERANS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM of ILLINOIS
"The only easy day was yesterday" - Special Ops - "You have never lived
have almost died. For those that have fought for it, life has a special
protected will never know."