Quotation by Paddy Chayefsky

The first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor!
Paddy Chayefsky (1923–1981), U.S. author, screenwriter, and Arthur Hiller. Admiral Jessup (Melvyn Douglas), The Americanization of Emily, recurring line (1964).

The Admiral, in a delusional state, decides the first casualty on D-Day must be from the Navy in order to help the Navy's publicity. Based on the novel by William Bradford Huie.
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