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04:42 Apr 2, 2008
English to Russian translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / War/Vietnam/'Apocalypse Now'
English term or phrase:'third-generation West Point'
In Apocalypse Now motion picture Col. W.E.Kurtz is referred to as 'West Point third-generation appointee'.
What does this mean? I'm not that familiar with USMA West Point, so my best guess is that Kurtz's father and grandfather were West Pointers too. Am I right? Or maybe something else is implied here?