The war is over and the men wonder what the future might hold for them. Robert Lechie returns home to his cold family and gets his old job back. His main purpose is to see if he can start a relationship with Vera who lives across the street. Eugene Sledge makes it home some six months after VJ Day and is met by his old friend, Sid Phillips. Eugene is having trouble settling into civilian life and cannot quite understand why some men like himself survived with no physical injuries when so many others died. Lena visits John Basilone's parents and has something of John's she thinks they should have.
Did You Know?
The car Eugene Sledge is picked up with on arrival back home to Mobile has a different license plate number in the next scene arriving at his home. See more
[Leering to a pretty girl on the train
How about I take you to the back of the train and show me your caboose?
[She slaps his face
Written by Lloyd Grimes
Performed by Cats and the Fiddle See more