Take an emo(according to his platoon sgt) private, have him disobey orders to retreat, he gets lucky that the burning tank he jumps on doesn't explode, he kills less than 30 germans in a group of 350+, (that's terrible when using a machine gun)
smalltownguy - March 5, 2011, 10:51 pm,
the Army, desperate for a living hero,"spins"the story, he gets parades, gets promoted ridiculously fast, goes on an alcohol spree for a few more years, touches some little boys, flies to NY to face the preliminary federal hearings,
voodoo3535 - March 5, 2011, 10:53 pm,
And there we have Murphy's Law. It works both ways.
smalltownguy - March 5, 2011, 10:55 pm,
his plane crashes, the Army works desperately hard over the next few decades to keep turning a p*** drunk into a legend by creating a special club for leaders to "get into" called the Sgt Audie Murphy Club.