Anyway, I’m sort of glad they’ve got the atomic bomb invented. If there’s ever another war, I’m going to sit right the hell on top of it. I’ll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will.
– J. D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye. Chapter 18. After watching a movie about the war, Holden’s thoughts about suicide and feelings of depression surface again. Having lost his brother Allie, which has affected him deeply, he seems to want to join him.