Who Was He?
When Audie Murphy names in of 16.
he was 95- and weighed no pounds. They laughed in his face. so he applied
hath: Air Force. andthey also laughed in his face. rhen he applied forthe
Army. and they figured they could always use another absorb
gunfire. syther let him in. He wasn' t particularly good at it andthey actually
tried to get him transferred to be a cook after he passed out halfway through
training. He insisted that he wanted to fight though so they sent him into the
During the invasion of Italy he was promoted to corporal for his awesome
shooting skills. and at the same time contracted malaria. which he had For
Milk! war. Tryto rememberable.
He was sent into southern France in IBM. He Encountered a German machine
gun crew who pretended they were surrendering then shot his best buddy.
Murphy completely bulked on killed everyone inthe gun nan. then used
to kill every baddie in a radius. more
machine gun nests and a bunch of snipers. They gave him a
service Cross. and made him platoon commander while everyone apologized
profusely For lung him 'Shorty.'
About halfa year later. his company was given the job of defending the
Samar Pocket. a an I region in France. eventhough all they had left was 19
guys tout ohm orig rial 125) and a couple of Mao Tank Destroyers
The Germans showed up with a shitload of guys and halfa .
since reinforcements weren' t coming fora while. Murphy and his men
hid in a trench and sent the go do the h lifting. got
ripped to shreds.
Then. this kid with malaria ran upto one ohm
crippled . hopped in behind the so I machine gun. and started
killing everything in sight. Understand thatthe was on fire. had a
He kept going an hour until he was out of bullets. then walked
backto his bewildered men asthe we exploded inthe background Mad
Max style. They gave him literally every methyl they could in in all. although
he had doubles Ma few. plus five from France and one from Belgium's
including the Mark! of honor.
Afterthe war. he me down with . and was prescribed the
antidepressant I 'dyw. When he bame addicted to the drug, betterthan
Emma program like some kind of sissy. he went coldwar% . locked himself
in a motel room fora week and gut over it. He wrote an autobiography
entitled To Hell and Back. and later bame an actor.
The Best Hollywood could Come Up With:
Audie Murphy (Audie Murphy) from To hell and Back:
in m Hell and Back. Audie Murphy plays Audie Murphy. a bathers war hero
who proves his worth on the battlefield with his awesome baddassery. The
movie wasthe film Universal made. a record it held for "
years until the making offars. Tues rights they actually needed a movie
about a giants sharked top Audie Murphy' s awesomeness.
Why it Doesn' t compare:
When some Hollywood producer wanted to make a movie based on
Murphy' s autobiography. he was determined to rave Murphy play himself
inthe film. Murphy was afraid people would maths complete insane
awesomeness the story hadto offer. and think he was embellishing or
tryingto sh in on his fame. so he actually had them take parts out forbear
that they wouldn' t be a Hollywood audience. seiously.