July 10, 2017

Manly Last Words

From the Art of Manliness, The Ultimate Collection of Manly Last Words

During the Battle of Guadalcanal, Private Ahrens was mortally wounded while single-handedly fighting back a group of Japanese soldiers attempting to infiltrate Allied lines. After his superior officer discovered him the next morning surrounded by dead Japanese troops, Ahrens whispered these words and died.

 Last-Words Ahrens

The top ace pilot of WWI, the Red Baron uttered these words after being shot in the chest during aerial combat and roughly landing his plane in a field in France. Kaputt is German for broken, busted, finished.

 Last-Words Kaputt

American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, Daniel Boone's frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States....His adventures—real and legendary—were influential in creating the archetypal Western hero of American folklore.

 Last-Words Daniel Boone

Posted by Jill Fallon at July 10, 2017 9:39 AM | Permalink