|We Were Soldiers Once, and Young|
|"Do you know what a soldier is, young man?
He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war."
- Allan Massie (b. 1938), British author.
|173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate)|
|5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)|
One Moment in Annihilation's Waste,
One moment, of the Well of Life to taste--
The Stars are setting, and the Caravan
Starts for the dawn of Nothing--Oh, make haste!
|"One must not judge everyone in the world by his
qualities as a soldier: otherwise we should have
-Field Marshall, Erwin Rommel, the "Desert Fox"
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