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    The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner

    The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner, Randall Jarrell

    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Read that poem in college.

    Then when I was hospitalized after my surgery they put me in rehab. The first man, already there, had been medically discharged from the Marines after a Japanese soldier stich ed a line of bullets across his chest with a machine gun. That man was 95.

    A couple of days later another old man came in, also 95, who was mostly deaf...because he was a ball turret gunner in WWII. over aeuope. Hearing protection wasn't a thing back then.
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