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“When Private First Class Edward H. Ahrens in WWII was found clutching a sward surrounded by 13 dead Japanese soldiers, his final words were, I guess they didn’t know I was a Marine?”

Served in the First Marine Raiders at the Battle of Guadalcanal, Aug 1942

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“We’ve backed off in good faith to try and give you a chance to straighten this problem out. But I am going to beg with you for a minute. I’m going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.”“

The making of the Mode Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis, USMC Ret, (San Diego Union Tribune) (2005)
Modern Marine Corps, Aaron B. O’Connell 2012