Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun." Trumbo's a fascinating story in his own right, one of the Hollywood Ten, screenwriters and filmmakers blacklisted in the 1950s for communist leanings. "Johnny Got His Gun" got Trumbo in trouble!
Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo. "You couldn't lose that much of yourself and still keep on living. Yet if you knew you had lost them and were thinking about it why then you must be alive because dead men don't think. Dead men aren't curious and he was sick with curiosity so he must not be dead yet."