Nately has completed his seventy missions

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Nately has completed his seventy missions, but he insists on flying more so that he can stay near his  lady love. He should realize that Colonel Cathcart will soon raise the number of required missions to  eighty anyway. Yossarian begs Nately not to fly any more, but his efforts are in vain. Chief White  Halfoat has died of pneumonia, as he vowed to do, and Yossarian hopes that Nately can take the  chief's place as an intelligence officer. Colonel Korn refuses the request; Nately must fly more  missions. He doesn't have to wait long. The next mission, Nately's seventy-first, is an otherwise  successful raid on La Spezia that ends tragically. Milo, meanwhile, has an apparent surge of  patriotism and tells Cathcart that  he  wants to fly combat missions. To no one's surprise, Milo allows  himself to be talked out of the idea. Dedication conflicts with hypocrisy as the squadron enters December 1944. On the one hand, we 
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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