A marine gets it after he’s been in the shit for too long. PYLE and another recruit. He calls across the open street. I won’t be long. Adlibs of “Fuck you! My rifle and myself are defenders of my country. He smacks a recruit’s hand.

So that your action is beautiful. The platoon moves through the city, silhouetted against the raging fires. Charlie’s definitely got his shit together. JOKER hears a muffled sound. Move it up, Pyle! Vietnamese Lunar New Year’s Eve. God has a hard-on for marines because we kill everything we see!

The Marine Corps does not want robots. We’ve gotta keep our heads until this peace craze blows over.

I love the Marine Corps. You look like a fucking worm! JOKER Sir, the private’s sixth general order is to receive and obey and to pass on to the sentry who relieves me COWBOY cautiously moves to the corner of the building and studies the strange-looking black building which commands the square. But it ain’t too goddamn boo-coo. If they decide to hit us, we’ll have to pull back fast. Il severissimo sergente istruttore Hartman tratta le reclute come animali allo scopo di trasformarli in perfetti strumenti di morte, obbligandoli ad amare visceralmente il proprio fucile secondo i dettami del credo del fuciliere e rivolgendosi a loro con insulti mortificanti e soprannomi ignobili.

The recruits are formed up around them in a cir- cle.


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Get your fat ass over there, Private Pyle! What’s the story on that fucking tank? I mean, I’m–I’m here to take combat photos. The Marine Corps wants killers. Here you are all equally worthless! Without me my rifle is useless. A work detail leans on their shovels, their faces covered with bandanas against the stench. PYLE Sir, the private’s fifth general order is to quit my post only when properly relieved, sir!

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Episode 300 May 27, 1977

These enemy grunts are as hard as slant-eyed drill instructors. A un certo punto Joker ha un dissidio su questioni religiose con Hartman, che, disgustato dalle idee dell’allievo ma colpito positivamente dal suo coraggio, gli assegna il compito di seguire personalmente Palla di Lardo, con la speranza di migliorarne il rendimento.

Hundreds of marines parade by in dress uniform. So you can give your heart to Jesus, but your ass belongs to the Corps! Soldier Deserts After Reading Pamphlets –A young North Vietnamese Army regular, who realized his side could not win the war, deserted from his unit after reading Open Arms program pamphlets.

Then he peers over the wall through his binoculars. Sergente maggiore Hartman Dorian Harewood: From that book suppository building, sir!

They’re from Stars and Stripes. The camera moves to each man, pausing for them to speak. They don’t have one horse in Vietnam.


Permission to go with Joker? PYLE has the trace of a strange smile on his face. I got two men down. Sometimes he thinks he’s John Wayne. They are out of sight in a second.

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He reaches down and slowly picks up a jelly doughnut, holding it in disgust at arm’s length with his fingertips. Make it a sapper or an officer. Now let me see your war face! Fiom went around their houses real polite and asked them to report the next day for political re-education.

When the shit really hits the fan, who do they call? Comleto position is about half a klick north of checkpoint four. Make sure you only fuck the ones that cough.

I am hard, but I am fair! Then he slours to a stop and signals to halt the squad. You will not kill.

Come along and sing a song and join the family.