[Recorded at the end of the film Hawkeye and Trapper made
Three hours ago, this man was in a battle. Two hours ago, we operated on him. He's got a 50-50 chance. We win some, we lose some. That's what it's all about. No promises. No guaranteed survival. No saints in surgical garb. Our willingness, our experience, our technique are not enough. Guns, and bombs, and anti-personnel mines have more power to take life than we have to preserve it. Not a very happy ending for a movie. But then, no war ...
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Played on a phonograph in the movie See more