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Monaco
used in Fallen Angels

187 uses
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Definition
a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera; second-smallest independent nation (after Vatican City) with less than 2 square kilometers
  • Monaco, a sweet-faced Italian kid who looked as scared as Jenkins, was on point-out in front of the squad.
    Chapter 3 (87% in)
  • Monaco came over and sat on the edge of my bunk.
    Chapter 4 (5% in)
  • "Sometimes it goes like that," Monaco said.
    Chapter 4 (7% in)
  • He asked if we were short or anything, and Monaco said we could use some more three-day passes.
    Chapter 4 (19% in)
  • Monaco was cleaning his rifle again.
    Chapter 4 (40% in)
  • Simpson was in our hooch, talking about squirrel hunting outside of Petersburg, Virginia, and Monaco was getting on his case.
    Chapter 4 (50% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 4 (51% in)
  • Monaco pointed to himself.
    Chapter 4 (52% in)
  • "The way I figure it," Monaco went on, "if you hunt a squirrel with a rifle, what do you hunt a bear with?
    Chapter 4 (54% in)
  • I had to grab Monaco to keep from falling toward the door as the chopper jerked into the air.
    Chapter 5 (62% in)
  • Monaco yelled.
    Chapter 5 (67% in)
  • Monaco pushed it back toward me with his foot.
    Chapter 5 (70% in)
  • Monaco, you go first.
    Chapter 5 (72% in)
  • Don't none of y'all shoot Monaco!
    Chapter 5 (72% in)
  • Monaco had his eyes closed, praying.
    Chapter 5 (72% in)
  • Monaco went out in a flash, and Lieutenant Carroll wats right behind him.
    Chapter 5 (73% in)
  • We kept moving ahead, with Monaco running like he was crazy or something.
    Chapter 5 (76% in)
  • Simpson put Monaco on point again, but this time he told Johnson to be the trailer, Johnson looked at me, and I could see he wasn't happy to be the last man on the line.
    Chapter 6 (67% in)
  • We were in sight of the landing zone when Monaco opened up.
    Chapter 6 (70% in)
  • Carroll moved toward Monaco, who was still firing, and yelled something to him.
    Chapter 6 (70% in)
  • Monaco stopped firing and yelled back.
    Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • There was another burst from Monaco, and then I heard Lobel yelling.
    Chapter 6 (73% in)
  • Monaco was firing on a stand of trees and soon the whole squad had opened up.
    Chapter 6 (74% in)
  • Simpson, Monaco, and Walowick moved out.
    Chapter 6 (77% in)
  • Monaco wanted the squad to practice volleyball.
    Chapter 6 (97% in)
  • Monaco was flossing his teeth.
    Chapter 6 (99% in)
  • "Well, he got hit the day before yesterday," Monaco said.
    Chapter 6 (**% in)
  • "Hey, Peewee," Monaco called over.
    Chapter 7 (78% in)
  • I ain't getting married," Monaco said.
    Chapter 7 (79% in)
  • Monaco came over to where I was sitting on the bed.
    Chapter 8 (81% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 8 (82% in)
  • Monaco looked at me and walked away.
    Chapter 8 (83% in)
  • Monaco asked him who had given the order.
    Chapter 9 (1% in)
  • Monaco hadn't moved and neither had the rest of us.
    Chapter 9 (1% in)
  • How many stripes you got on your arm, Private Monaco?
    Chapter 9 (2% in)
  • Brunner walked to the end of Monaco's bunk.
    Chapter 9 (2% in)
  • Enough to know that I don't have to take any bull from you," Monaco said.
    Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • Brunner kicked the end of Monaco's bunk hard enough to knock some magazines onto the wooden pallets that served as a floor.
    Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • Monaco reached under his bunk, grabbed a grenade, and pulled the pin.
    Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • Brunner said, looking down at Monaco.
    Chapter 9 (4% in)
  • Monaco smiled, lifted the armed grenade high over his head, and flipped it toward Brunner.
    Chapter 9 (4% in)
  • Monaco was on his bunk, laughing.
    Chapter 9 (8% in)
  • We continued cursing out Monaco.
    Chapter 9 (9% in)
  • The same way that it made Monaco a certain somebody.
    Chapter 9 (44% in)
  • Monaco was the point man.
    Chapter 9 (44% in)
  • Later Monaco heard from Sergeant Simpson that Captain Stewart got us out . of it.
    Chapter 9 (69% in)
  • You can't get a body count on a pacification run," Monaco said.
    Chapter 9 (70% in)
  • Monaco, as usual, was point.
    Chapter 10 (8% in)
  • Monaco came through the trees.
    Chapter 10 (53% in)
  • Peewee and Monaco kept pumping rounds high into the village while Johnson sprayed the trail behind us.
    Chapter 10 (71% in)
  • "Maybe he just passed out," Monaco said.
    Chapter 10 (85% in)
  • "What are you men doing here?" he asked, "I don't know, sir," I heard Monaco say.
    Chapter 10 (91% in)
  • Monaco knew the prayer.
    Chapter 10 (98% in)
  • That's the way it goes," Monaco said.
    Chapter 11 (2% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 11 (53% in)
  • You're too small to play linebacker," Monaco said.
    Chapter 11 (54% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 11 (68% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 11 (69% in)
  • Monaco spotted it first.
    Chapter 11 (78% in)
  • "What you look like is a VC," Monaco said.
    Chapter 11 (97% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 12 (18% in)
  • They're doing what they think is right," Monaco said.
    Chapter 12 (22% in)
  • Monaco.
    Chapter 12 (55% in)
  • That other movie don't sound like much anyway," Monaco said.
    Chapter 13 (14% in)
  • "Hey, man," Monaco sat up.
    Chapter 13 (19% in)
  • I looked up to see if Monaco was kidding.
    Chapter 13 (20% in)
  • C'mon, man, this squad is the best," Monaco said.
    Chapter 13 (32% in)
  • Simpson told me and Monaco to keep our eyes on Gearhart.
    Chapter 13 (36% in)
  • Simpson got Monaco and took him down the paddy and placed him.
    Chapter 13 (43% in)
  • Monaco got the other end.
    Chapter 13 (43% in)
  • Monaco and Lobel had that.
    Chapter 13 (45% in)
  • Peewee or Monaco.
    Chapter 13 (61% in)
  • Then Monaco started yelling.
    Chapter 13 (67% in)
  • Monaco whispered.
    Chapter 13 (80% in)
  • Monaco raised his rifle to cover Gearhart.
    Chapter 13 (82% in)
  • Monaco went toward them.
    Chapter 13 (83% in)
  • Peewee was on first with Monaco on his back.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)
  • Monaco was out the door and I followed him.
    Chapter 13 (88% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 13 (90% in)
  • Monaco spat on the ground.
    Chapter 13 (91% in)
  • I seen with my own two eyes the charlie run up to that claymore you set, turn it around, and run before Monaco got him.
    Chapter 13 (99% in)
  • Monaco was in his shorts, sitting on his bed with the letter in his lap.
    Chapter 14 (3% in)
  • "No, she just loves me, man," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (5% in)
  • She's five-two, maybe five-three," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (6% in)
  • Monaco looked over at where Johnson was cleaning his machine gun.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)
  • I'll get a job when I get home," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)
  • "She got a good job," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (8% in)
  • Monaco, do you love this girl?
    Chapter 14 (9% in)
  • "Yeah," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (9% in)
  • The final vote was five to two in favor of Monaco marrying the girl.
    Chapter 14 (10% in)
  • Johnson thought that Monaco should get a job first before he made plans to marry her, and Lobel said that he should wait until he got back to the World before he made a decision.
    Chapter 14 (10% in)
  • Brew, Monaco, Johnson, Lobel, and Gearhart were on my side.
    Chapter 14 (33% in)
  • Monaco was reading the letter from his girl.
    Chapter 14 (34% in)
  • I looked around until I found Monaco.
    Chapter 14 (45% in)
  • I turned away from Monaco's pain.
    Chapter 14 (45% in)
  • Monaco spoke slowly.
    Chapter 14 (52% in)
  • Like a trip to friggin' hell," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (53% in)
  • This ain't like Chicago," Monaco said.
    Chapter 14 (53% in)
  • Brunner and Walowick thought it was cool, but Peewee didn't believe it, and Monaco wondered how the guy lived between the time they took his heart out and the time they put the other guy's in.
    Chapter 14 (95% in)
  • Monaco spotted a mine symbol.
    Chapter 15 (77% in)
  • Monaco blew the mine, and we went on.
    Chapter 15 (78% in)
  • We went over to where Monaco was squatting with a bottle of soda.
    Chapter 17 (13% in)
  • Monaco looked up, then he stood and threw both arms around me and hugged me.
    Chapter 17 (13% in)
  • I looked from Monaco to Peewee.
    Chapter 17 (15% in)
  • Guy's at least thirty-something," Monaco said.
    Chapter 17 (18% in)
  • He took Monaco off point and put me on,' Peewee said.
    Chapter 17 (19% in)
  • I looked at Monaco, he looked back at me.
    Chapter 17 (21% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 17 (45% in)
  • "Me, Peewee, Perry, and Monaco is the niggers of this outfit," he said.
    Chapter 17 (52% in)
  • Monaco was Italian, but he was the same as the black guys in Dongan's eyes.
    Chapter 17 (52% in)
  • Johnson, Monaco, and Lobel had got some money together, and we were playing poker with some guys from Charlie Company.
    Chapter 17 (87% in)
  • Monaco tried to talk to him, but he wouldn't answer.
    Chapter 18 (0% in)
  • Monaco had pushed forward faster than the rest of us.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)
  • That's what Monaco must have thought.
    Chapter 18 (37% in)
  • Monaco asked Dongan.
    Chapter 18 (47% in)
  • Monaco yelled and we hit the ground.
    Chapter 18 (56% in)
  • Monaco grabbed him by the other side, and we dragged him along.
    Chapter 18 (63% in)
  • I looked around for Peewee and saw him and Monaco together.
    Chapter 18 (74% in)
  • Johnson and Monaco were behind us covering us with the sixty.
    Chapter 18 (83% in)
  • Monaco loaded again.
    Chapter 18 (85% in)
  • Monaco was in front when we reached the last hut.
    Chapter 18 (92% in)
  • Monaco took out a cigarette lighter and lit the roof.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)
  • Me and Monaco went around the side of the hut and saw two Cong soldiers trying to pull an American into the bushes.
    Chapter 18 (94% in)
  • Monaco shot one of them and the other stood up and threw his arms into the air.
    Chapter 18 (94% in)
  • I looked over at Monaco.
    Chapter 18 (97% in)
  • Monaco was looking at a guy in the middle of a pile.
    Chapter 19 (13% in)
  • Jamal was outside and Monaco got him.
    Chapter 19 (18% in)
  • Monaco was up.
    Chapter 19 (47% in)
  • Monaco was up ahead.
    Chapter 19 (50% in)
  • Up ahead Monaco was sitting with his back to a tree.
    Chapter 19 (63% in)
  • Monaco's screaming woke me with a start.
    Chapter 20 (19% in)
  • Lobel and Johnson jumped on Monaco and wrestled his weapon away from him.
    Chapter 20 (21% in)
  • Monaco had his hands to his head.
    Chapter 20 (22% in)
  • "I swore I thought I saw some Congs dragging a guy through the bushes," Monaco said.
    Chapter 20 (24% in)
  • "No, man, I was awake," Monaco said.
    Chapter 20 (25% in)
  • Monaco shook his head and sat down on his bunk.
    Chapter 20 (26% in)
  • When they saw that Monaco was okay, Lobel and Brunner walked him over to the mess tent to get some coffee.
    Chapter 20 (28% in)
  • You know what happened to Monaco?
    Chapter 20 (29% in)
  • No. Monaco was cool by the next day.
    Chapter 20 (36% in)
  • Monaco was putting powder on his crotch.
    Chapter 20 (73% in)
  • "This is supposed to keep the jock itch down," Monaco said.
    Chapter 20 (76% in)
  • They argued about whether or not Monaco was enough of a jock to have jock itch with Peewee saying that Monaco was just about enough man to have jock tickle but not near enough man to have jock itch.
    Chapter 20 (76% in)
  • They argued about whether or not Monaco was enough of a jock to have jock itch with Peewee saying that Monaco was just about enough man to have jock tickle but not near enough man to have jock itch.
    Chapter 20 (77% in)
  • Walowick and Monaco made jokes about the body count, but they ended when Captain Stewart told us that afternoon that we were going out again.
    Chapter 20 (92% in)
  • We don't want to switch, sir," Monaco said.
    Chapter 21 (3% in)
  • Then Monaco came up with a new game.
    Chapter 21 (11% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 21 (26% in)
  • Monaco sighted down the sixty barrel.
    Chapter 21 (28% in)
  • Monaco asked.
    Chapter 21 (33% in)
  • "That's right next to the 'Del Valleys,' " Monaco said.
    Chapter 21 (39% in)
  • Monaco was on point.
    Chapter 21 (67% in)
  • We went out a quarter of a mile more, until we could just about see Route 586, when Monaco halted us and pointed toward the ridge line.
    Chapter 21 (68% in)
  • Monaco leaned forward, and pointed again.
    Chapter 21 (69% in)
  • I saw that Monaco was edging back toward us.
    Chapter 21 (69% in)
  • Monaco spun back toward the direction he had been going in and opened up, shooting into the water.
    Chapter 21 (71% in)
  • I thought Monaco was wrong.
    Chapter 21 (73% in)
  • Monaco shouted.
    Chapter 21 (74% in)
  • Monaco led the way.
    Chapter 21 (87% in)
  • It was Monaco.
    Chapter 22 (77% in)
  • Me and Peewee found some cover and watched Monaco.
    Chapter 22 (80% in)
  • Monaco moved.
    Chapter 22 (80% in)
  • It was the barrel of a gun pointed at Monaco.
    Chapter 22 (82% in)
  • Across from us, no more than sixty to seventy meters, Monaco sat, looking at his hands.
    Chapter 22 (85% in)
  • Monaco was up and had his piece.
    Chapter 22 (90% in)
  • Me and Monaco grabbed his legs and threw him into the chopper.
    Chapter 22 (91% in)
  • Monaco was up and in and the other guys who had come in with the chopper were piling back in.
    Chapter 22 (91% in)
  • Monaco?
    Chapter 22 (98% in)
  • "Hanging in, baby," Monaco was near me and put his hand on my shoulder.
    Chapter 22 (98% in)
  • So we opened up on the guys we saw," Monaco was saying.
    Chapter 23 (0% in)
  • "We laid down a few bursts, threw some grenades, and made a run for it," Monaco said.
    Chapter 23 (4% in)
  • "I started praying to God and to Saint Jude," Monaco said.
    Chapter 23 (7% in)
  • If God gets even half the promises we've been laying down, the U.S.A. is going to be holier than the Vatican," Monaco said.
    Chapter 23 (9% in)
  • Monaco started to cry.
    Chapter 23 (12% in)
  • I asked Monaco.
    Chapter 23 (17% in)
  • "That's good," I said, straining to see Monaco's face, to see if he was telling the truth.
    Chapter 23 (18% in)
  • We're all dead over here, Monaco," I said.
    Chapter 23 (22% in)
  • Monaco held my hand until the doctor, rolling the gurney I was on, pulled it from his hand.
    Chapter 23 (24% in)
  • Maybe this was what it was like, the way I felt for Monaco and Peewee and Johnson and the rest of my squad.
    Chapter 23 (25% in)
  • She got us some beer, and me and Monaco drank it on the night before Monaco had to go back to the boonies.
    Chapter 23 (45% in)
  • She got us some beer, and me and Monaco drank it on the night before Monaco had to go back to the boonies.
    Chapter 23 (45% in)
  • Me and Peewee didn't want Monaco to have to go back.
    Chapter 23 (46% in)
  • Monaco didn't want to go, either.
    Chapter 23 (47% in)
  • Monaco said he would come by in the morning before his plane left and say good-bye.
    Chapter 23 (48% in)
  • Monaco wasn't all right.
    Chapter 23 (52% in)
  • Monaco was like me and Peewee.
    Chapter 23 (52% in)
  • Monaco was far away now, and so was Johnson.
    Chapter 23 (70% in)
  • Monaco was on point.
    Chapter 23 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "Monaco" in Fallen Angels.

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