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What I admire most from pre-Vietnam conflicts was the sense of pride in the troops who fought. Everyone felt they ought to do a part no matter if you were a drifter or a furniture salesman. Much different mentality from the career soldier of modern times. This isn’t to say its better merely different.

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The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.

Stephen E. Ambrose