Quotation by Dalton Trumbo

What does headquarters think these guys came over here for, a sewing circle? They go up playing for keeps. Cops and robbers with rocks in the snowballs. Brass knuckles and lead pipes and a roughneck conviction they can lick any man in the world.
Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976), U.S. screenwriter. Victor Fleming. "Nails" Kilpatrick (James Gleason), A Guy Named Joe, furious at headquarters for criticizing the pilots' behavior on leave (1943).

Adaptation by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan from an original story by Chandler Sprague and David Boehm; original name, James Dalton Trumbo.
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