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Waukesha, WI
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About Gettysburg63:

I'm currently a junior in high school and want to attend the United States Military Academy. I am military history buff in FBLA, Academic Decathlon, cross-country, track, and FCA. I eat, sleep, and live anything military. Go Army! Beat Navy!

Articles and Art by Gettysburg63:

The Grey Stagger
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Essay for West Point Admissions
Guide section, Teen Ink
Mr. White, AP Economics
Nonfiction section, Teen Ink
Allenby of the Middle East
Nonfiction section, Teen Ink
Macbeth's Saving Speech
Fiction section, Teen Ink
Gone to Gettysburg
Nonfiction section, Teen Ink
Ingredients of Imperialism
Nonfiction section, Teen Ink
The No Longer Great White Shark
Hot Topics section, Teen Ink
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Reviews section, Teen Ink
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Reviews section, Teen Ink

Gettysburg63's Favorite Personal Quote:

"If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do... the body is never tired if the mind is not tired." -General George S. Patton

Favorite books: A Soldier's Life, Infantry Attacks, It Doesn't Take a Hero 
Favorite authors: General George S Patton, Field Marshal Irwin Rommel, General Norman Schwarzkopf 
Favorite music albums: Long Tall Sally 
Favorite music artists: Little Richard 
Favorite movies: Patton, The Great Escape, Lifeboat, The Longest Day, Hell is for Heroes 
Favorite movie stars: Charlton Heston, Steve McQueen 
Favorite TV shows: Commanders at War, The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Sanford and Son 
Favorite actors: Rod Serling, Alfred Hitchcock, Red Fox 
Favorite hobbies: Junior Rifle Club, Military history, FBLA, Academic Decathlon, Running 
Favorite heroes: General George S Patton, General Norman Schwarzkopf, General Ridgway, General Allenby, Colonel J.D. Morelock 

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