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Bust portrait of a crying Marine, his face streaked with tears and blood.

"An ambulance jeep . . . struck a cleverly planted land mine, which exploded, blowing men and machinery in every direction . . . Wounded by the blast, but hurt forever by the loss of his friend, the driver sat crying by the side of the road where he had landed. [Korea, September 1950.]" This Is War!, p. 89.