Boyington: You know all that talk back there about you being a coward?
Hooper: Clearing his throat I wonder if we could forget about that. Maybe? There's no use for something like that getting around, is there?
Boyington: What's wrong with being a coward? It's guy who are afraid of being a coward that turn out to be heroes. They think they have something to prove. I'll tell ya. Guys like that make this war very dangerous.