Quotation by Jerome Cady

It's true we Americans don't know very much about you Japanese and never did. And now I realize you know even less about us. You can kill us, all of us or part of us, but if you think that's going to put the fear of God into the United States of America and stop them from sending other flyers to bomb you, you're wrong—dead wrong. They'll come by night, and they'll come by day—thousands of them. They'll blacken your skies and burn your cities to the ground and make you get down on your knees and beg for mercy. You wanted it. You asked for it. You started it. And now you're going to get it. And it won't be finished until your dirty little empire is wiped off the face of the earth.
Jerome Cady, U.S. screenwriter, and Lewis Milestone. Captain Ross (Dana Andrews), The Purple Heart, last words (1944).
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