War Porn 3: I Like America and America Likes Me

By Roy Scranton

This is the story of a long-haired, half-crazed Vietnam vet, harassed by small-town lawmen, lost on his one-man mission of vengeance. Back in the war, he was part of a ragtag team of misfit soldiers, hand-picked and highly trained for a one-way suicide mission to kill Hitler. Good and evil: he’s a downed fighter pilot. He’s red and white and blue.

This is the story of the sword. Dawn patrols

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so they too were made of vanity and 72 hours not from the stories of previous wars: violence inflicted on the largest burden themselves, some of which depicted pyramids and the rest shocked of no-man’s land. Lee Marvin leads a rag-tag gang of young misfits through the hell of war and the loss of innocence as they fight for freedom and America, from the deserts of North Africa to the forests of Germany. He’s an idealistic young officer leading his all-black regiment in a suicide attack on a coastal fortress. No-man. Through me, tell the story of one man’s rage and the razing of an ancient city. He’s an idealistic young officer charged with cowardice for refusing to send his men to their death

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widening the circle of direct blame for shooting it up my ass. On first setting eyes alas, my son, harassed by small town artillery emplacements, a bridge no more? Night and day did I glory in misfits hand-picked and leads a ragtag bunch of strength to all in Troy both men and hell. From the glory. A young man discovers commando war nothing, for no one pilot develops a tenuous ragtag bunch of All-American right hand like a lizard, but that’s not hell, a bunch of ragtag boots lying like getting my machine impression of his wife the flow I mean when I voted for hell, horses in administrative succession, running the Achaeans divide the fate DETAINEE-07’s allegations

a tale of courage and honor, loyalty, grace under pressure and the will to win. He’s a young, dedicated soldier sent up the river to kill a rogue agent. He’s a drunk, grizzled vet sergeant fighting bureaucracy to transform a ragtag bunch of misfits into a steely band of killers, leading them to glory in the assault on Grenada. The allegations of

this man alone, unsupported, allegations of abuse, his statements available, Peleus, for he is mightier than you. However, intel interests dogs and vultures, and a load of grief would be lifted from my damage Iraq’s eyewitness reports, life, both Iraqis cried: The British Academy has committed Muslims. Like people attacking a library. Ragtag. A young glory. An Army Special Forces operative goes up the river. A young man joins the Marines and becomes a photographer and is sent to Vietnam and learns that war is hell is hell.  War story.  A retired Special Forces operative returns to Vietnam to rescue his POW buddies. This is the story of the Center in Washington, D.C. where he practiced for conventions of war or rules had no way to confirm they were the war near equipment in civilian areas, maintaining Abu Ghraib largely with Iraqis of “no intelligence” a lot firmer, particular his own military; a final atrocity exploited for detainees were meant to be “exploited for” many shops know coalition forces prisoners scooped up in this way soon flooded the keepers taken all the campaign on the harsh terrain of disadvantages of nighttime sweeps gave Saddam 48 hours on the harsh terrain of detainees at Abu Ghraib whomsoever Allah overcrowding difficulties

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This is the story of we happy few. This is the story of a ragtag bunch of misfits picked for a suicide mission to blow up an artillery emplacement. A young man. From the ragtag clutches. A noble, professional Special Forces commando learns that war is young. A young hell and a ragtag bunch of All-American misfits fight Japs in the South Pacific and learn war is war. A ragtag bunch of young ragtag learn the true meaning of discipline and camaraderie and war and war. A young maverick risks everything to save his father from the Libyans. A ragtag bunch of Australians go halfway across the world and learn war is is. This is the story ragtag young man.

Stuck here. Stuck here. This is the story of valor, duty and the cost of war. A young camaraderie. This is the story of a young man who learns war always has a cost. A young, wacky. This is the story of a wacky bunch of ragtag misfits trying to escape from Nazi prison camp. A wacky bunch of ragtag misfits running an Army hospital in the Korean War. A ragtag maverick valor war. This is the story of a young man’s war.

A young man. This is the story of war. This is the story of hell. This is the story of we happy few. This is the story of no-man. This is the story of a young man who learns war is no-man. This is no story, no thing, of no young man who learns nothing.

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Roy Scranton is working on his MA in Liberal Studies, after having spent the last ten years hitchhiking, protesting, flipping eggs, and serving in the U.S. Army. Stories and poems of his have been published in various places. He is currently writing a novel about the Iraq War.