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William Halsey Quotes: There are no great men, just great circumstances, and how they handle those circumstances will determine the outcome of history.
         

There are no great men, just great circumstances, and how they handle those circumstances will determine the outcome of history.


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The only good Jap is one that's been dead six months.



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Kill Japs, kill Japs, kill more Japs!



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