Soldier training chant from Vietnam era

The following, originally a product of the Vietnam era, has been resurrected for training purposes in every war since and is an example of the kind of morale building that has been judged appropriate to the formation of an American soldier:


Shell the town and kill the people

Drop the napalm in the square

Do it on a Sunday morning

While they're on their way to prayer

Aim your missiles at the schoolhouse

See the teacher ring the bell

See the children's smiling faces

As their schoolhouse burns to hell

Throw some candy to the children

Wait till they all gather round

Then you take your M-16 now

And mow the little fuckers down

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