War without water is hell

Posted: April 19, 2010 in History, T V, War

We learn that what becomes more dangerous than anything at this point is the lack of water. Nobody has water in their canteens, damnit. They get so desperate that one Marine lifts the pancho covering the body of a dead Marine and goes for his canteen. It’s empty. In a bit of a lull, you hear a Marine yell, “I found a water hole!” It was a water hole all right, but they soon find that the Japanese had poisoned the water. “We need water!” they cry. Read more here about Tom Hank’s “Pacific.”


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