I Love the Smell of Napalm in the Morning

Still image from Apocalypse Now where Robert DuVall says I love the smell of napalm in the morning

Smells like ..... victory. (Great line!)



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Apocalypse Now
Robert DuVall
1979

Kilgore: Smell that? You smell that?
Lance: What?
Kilgore: Napalm, son. Nothing else in the world smells like that.
[kneels]
Kilgore: I love the smell of napalm in the morning. You know, one time we had a hill bombed, for 12 hours. When it was all over, I walked up. We didn’t find one of ‘em, not one stinkin’ dink body. The smell, you know that gasoline smell, the whole hill. Smelled like
[sniffing, pondering]
Kilgore: victory. Someday this war’s gonna end…

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