• John "Chickie" Donohue, a merchant marine
from New York City snuck into the war zone in
Vietnam in the '60s to DELIVER BEER to his
three enlisted buddies from back home. It is
known as the GREATEST BEER RUN EVER
and has a documentary made about it.
He is a man of focus, commitment, an:
sheer fuckina will
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    • This is true! He got the idea at a bar, when the bartender remarked the soldiers in Vietnam deserved a beer. The trip took two months and Donohue actually drank all the beer he brought along, but he grabbed more upon arrival and set out to find a half dozen of his old friends stationed in Vietnam.
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    • Imagine the bragging rights of that, “My beer run was so incredible they made a documentary about it”
      TheSpoi 6 jul
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    • Cool but like, what the fuck?
      Punainen 5 jul
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    • That reaction image is the worst
      Acidic 6 jul
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    • I walked 7 miles with a pizza to deliver to a friends house
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    • Documentary is called The Greatest Beer Run Ever
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    • The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.
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    • False. You couldn't just "fly on over" to a Vietnam warzone unless your Stan Marsh with Smores booze.
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    • B double E double R u n beer run
      mylife59 6 jul
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    • What is the documentary
      tbxoxnxe 6 jul
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    • WOW that's a buddy
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    • That reaction image is too overused
      DrChef 6 jul
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    • This needs to be made into a movie
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    • Gotta keep the homies happy
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    • His son, no shit, is the MEPS doctor in Nashville. He cleared me for the army. 19 years prior to that HIS son did surgery on my eye to make sure I could see when I got older.
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    • Whaf us the documentary called and is it on hulu or Netflix
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    • Anything to crack open a cold one with the boys
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    • The movie is the greatest beer run ever
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    • I've seen the doc on YouTube. Was actually a pretty cool story
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    • B, double e, double r,u,n, beer run!
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    • How does one go about joining the merchant marine?
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    • .
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    • i went three states across the country to get a 5 cases of bud light and a pack of reds with my buddies once
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    • Didn't he do it more than once
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    • Real fucking story.He brought a beer to someone in my family and it all started in a pub in New York when he was talking about wanting to do something for them. he was like damn I wish I could bring my friend a beer and then a women goes oh bring my boy one too and by the time he left he had 6 names
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    • LifeOfWar is going to be happy to see a Merchant Marine featured. (Even if he already posted it awhile ago)
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    • There is no couch here!
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    • PBR has the documentary on YouTube. 12 min long, good shit.
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    • Whats the documentary called
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    • Beer to die for
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    • That's cool and all but what about my campfire colors
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    • People only dislike reaction images because everyone else does
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    • Your friends could never. Dude snuck into WAR for the homies.
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    • The King of Cum approves. There is nobody more worthy of coom than a soldier.
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    • When Meth gets featured
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    • Every time I see that I just imagine a really loud autistic man screaming that.
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    • I was at 6 Flags for Gradnight and a chick dropped her phone out of the back of her butt pocket and she was fast as fuck, so I ran after her for the longest time just to give it back to her.
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    • Your reaction image, Redditard
      Hygia 9 jul
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    • What’s the documentary called?
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    • Hey John what are you doing? Nothing chilling with a beer wbu? Funny you asked cause a beer sounds great right now.....hold on man I got you
      jamez1 9 jul
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    • Maybe second, Smokie and the Bandit is first.
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    • “Anything for a nice warm mead” - Skyrim Whiterun guard
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    • Having a cold one with the boys is more important than anything
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    • Give this man a fucking medal of honor, Jesus christ.
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    • Merchant Marines are fucking badass
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    • Doughboyz when my homie pull up to the trap
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    • What is a merchant marine?
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    • Im gonna tell my kids this was smokey and the bandit
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    • I’m related to a John donohue
      LTsmash 8 jul
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    • Dylan O’Brien just signed up for it
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    • What is the name of the documentary?
      R3ZJR221 7 jul
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    • On his way to deliver the beer
      Pacman01 7 jul
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    • Until I watched John wick I thought the guy in the reaction was nick cage 😂
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    • What’s a merchant marine?
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    • What's it called tho?
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    • I went to middle school with his nephew
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    • I literally didn't even notice the reaction image. Just subconsciously blocking them out now ig
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    • At Chickie’s we satisfy the customer or your money back!
      Pacman01 7 jul
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    • There should be a comedy movie based off of this
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    • Beer fuck yeah! My dad watched that a week ago, I remember ALL the beer cans he had laying around to celebrate the man..
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    • Y’all don’t understand how much I need a friend like that right now
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    • Hahaha
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    • Make it into a movie, I’d definitely watch that!
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    • Imagine being this dudes bro and writing him a letter like “yep just cleaning foxholes 30 miles east of da nang... would love an ice cold brewski before charlie gets my ass” and your boy delivers.....
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    • Good
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    • The documentary is great
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    • This reaction image specifically is so painfully unfunny to me. I have never once seen a post that wasn't made worse by it
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    • what’s a merchant marine
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    • Vietnam War beer run any % world record
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    • Thank you
      pyro159 7 jul
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    • Any other lads of the Donahue clan like me?
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    • Yeah, well Hustler sent a tri-wall containing completely full of porn to my platoon in Iraq. God bless Larry Flint.
      NickSax 7 jul
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    • Weren't they all just doing crack and heroin anyway?
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    • Im_Bread 7 jul
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    • For some reason I thought it said bees
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    • Hell yah brother
      Brick179 7 jul
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    • Shit... imagine you and your two homies are just chilling in your tent, talking shit and your other homie who isn't in the military busts in with a shitload of beers, talking about "LET'S GET DRUNK PUSSIES!" Can you fucking imagine the looks on their faces!?
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    • I wanna make a short film about this
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    • Whats this documentary called
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    • Reaction image bad
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    • Imagine your pinned down behind a wall in Iraq and your buddy Kevin comes walking up 😂
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    • Anyone know what the doc is called?
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    • B double E double R U N, beerrun!
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    • Ok My grandfather actually knows this guy and talks to him every once in awhile. He told my grandfather that the director of that movie greenbook is directing the story about him and the movie will be called the greatest beer run ever. Like so Others Can See
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    • A true homie
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    • Merchant Marines are super under appreciated. They still serve their country and do great work.
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