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American contemporary Historian and Novelist, He is best known for Death of a President. b.1922
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. [And] if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Abruptly the poker of memory stirs the ashes of recollection and uncovers a forgotten ember, still smoldering down there, still hot, still glowing, still red as red.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Actors who have tried to play Churchill and MacArthur have failed abysmally because each of those men was a great actor playing himself.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It would be inaccurate to say that Churchill and I conversed. Like Gladstone speaking to Victoria, he addressed me as though I were a one-man House of Commons. It was superb.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Japanese naval officers in dress whites are frequent guests at [Pearl Harbor's] officers' mess [and] are very polite. They always were. Except, of course, for that little interval there between 1941 and 1945.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The coconut trees, lithe and graceful, crowd the beach like a minuet of slender elderly virgins adopting flippant poses.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Our Boeing 747 has been fleeing westward from darkened California, racing across the Pacific toward the sun, the incandescent eye of God, but slowly, three hours later than West Coast time, twilight gathers outside, veil upon lilac veil.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The destruction of Manila was one of the greatest tragedies of World War II. Of all the allied capitals only Warsaw suffered more.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Its view, however, was magnificent.”

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