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'Your resume is certainly impressive, Mr. Simmons, but do you have much on the job experience?'
"The luck didn't last. A shell finally got me near Batogne. Honestly, I didn't know I was injured until I reached down and found a hole in my leg. It makes you realize things."
"I guess I was a good shot, because I took down 50 Nazis...all by myself. That's how I got my silver star. Honestly, I don't consider myself a hero. I consider myself lucky."
"Mr. Ramirez...you served in World War II?"
"Whoa, Mr. Ramirez! Serving in World War II must have been awesome!"
"At basic training, all us Latinos were assigned to the same tent. It's funny, but an army uniform doesn't automatically earn you respect."
"The war was over...like so many Latinos, I'd served my country. But some things hadn't changed. And they wouldn't change...until brave people everywhere stood up for what was right."
"Baldo, come here! This is Benito, my barber! Let him tell you a story."
"Most of the time, war...it makes no sense. A lot of times, we'd hear artillery whistling over our heads. But really, you can't move. You just wait...and wait...until it hits...and hope it isn't hitting you."
"Didja hear? Japan attacked Pearl Harbor!"