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Adm. William Jessup (Character)
from The Americanization of Emily (1964)

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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Adm. William Jessup: The first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor.

Lt. Cmdr. 'Bus' Cummings: Well Sir, we wanted a hero. Now we've got one.
Adm. William Jessup: You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero.

Adm. William Jessup: We're gonna make a brass band hero out of Charlie!

Adm. William Jessup: You don't send a man to his death because you want a hero.

Adm. William Jessup: It seems I cracked up, Charlie.
Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison: That's the price a sane man makes, sir.