19 Best Chesty Puller Quotes

19 Best Chesty Puller Quotes

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Chesty Puller was a general in the United States Marines during World War II as well as the Korean War. While leading in the military he organized many successful attacks and was the only Marine in history to receive 5 Navy Crosses. He died in 1971 at the age of 73. He is still to this day one of the most decorated Marines in history.

“All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right.”

“Alright you bastards, try and shoot me!”

“Don’t forget that you’re First Marines! Not all the Communists in hell can overrun you!”

“Great. Now we can shoot at those bastards from every direction.”

“If they start to pull back from that line, even one foot, I want you to open fire on them.”

“Our Country won’t go on forever, if we stay soft as we are now. There won’t be any AMERICA because some foreign soldiery will invade us and take our women and breed a hardier race!”

“Paper-work will ruin any military force.”

“Retreat! Hell, we’re just attacking in a different direction.”

“Take me to the Brig. I want to see the ‘real Marines’.”

“The mail service has been excellent out here, and in my opinion this is all that the Air Force has accomplished during the war.”

“There are not enough chinamen in the world to stop a fully armed Marine regiment from going where ever they want to go.”

“They are a damn site better than the U.S. Army, at least we know that they will be there in the morning.
they’re in front of us, they’re behind us. They can’t get away this time.”

“We’re here to fight.”

“We’re surrounded. That simplifies the problem!”

“We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now.”

“We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies our problem of getting to these people and killing them.”

“Where the Hell do you put the bayonet?”

“You don’t hurt ‘em if you don’t hit ‘em.”