In this world, a man, himself, is nothing. And there ain’t no world but this one.
You’re wrong there, Top. I seen another world.
Sometimes I think it was just my imagination.
Posts tagged The Thin Red Line
I read in your 201 file that you were an officer before the war. How’d you end up a private?
Because of my wife.
I was in the corps of engineers. We’d never been separated before, not even for a night. I took it for four months and then I quit. Just resigned. They sent me back to the States. They told me I’d never get another commission. They said they’d see to it I got drafted and that I for damn sure’d be in the infantry.