“I had him by the hair and was beating his head on the sidewalk when he suddenly went limp on me. Then it came to me: I had killed the fucking son of a bitch, and I would be put on report back at the Academy! So I revived him — whereupon he came to and kicked me in the head about ten times till I was able to grab his leg … Moral: Show no mercy in a fight.”
— Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA), quoted in Inside Reagan’s Navy.
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