Tag: Military

Quotes May 19, 2017

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“Retreat? Hell, we just got here!”
Marine Captain Lloyd Williams, answering a messenger from the French Commander as Marines arrive at the Belleau Wood sector in WWI.

 

“Lafayette, we are here.”
Colonel Charles E. Stanton, at the tomb of Lafayette in Paris, July 4, 1917, referring to the arrival of the American Expeditionary Forces

 

“I knew the United States was in the war, up to the neck and in to the death. I went to bed and slept the sleep of the saved and thankful.”
Winston Churchill, 1941

 

“I have just read your dispatch about sore-tongued and fatigued horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of yours have done since the Battle of Antietam that fatigue anything?”
Abraham Lincoln, telegram in frustration to General McClellan, 1862

 

“I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles, and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.”
Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Choctaw soldiers in training in World War I for coded radio and telephone transmissions


Code Talkers wiki:

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Just A Car Guy: Miss Fifinella! Cool new nose art photo, colorized May 12, 2017

Just A Car Guy: Miss Fifinella! Cool new nose art photo, colorized

Just A Car Guy: Gremlin Gus II, a unique B 17 May 12, 2017

Just A Car Guy: Gremlin Gus II, has that name due to being a special project survivor. A unique B 17, they called it a roadster, and it was the only open cockpit bomber that wasn’t destroyed in a disaster-destined idiotic plan to make old B 17s flying radio controlled bombs

Quotes May 12, 2017

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“SEALs…fight in teams, only in teams, each man relying entirely on the others to do exactly the right thing. That’s how we do it, fighting as one in a team of four or maybe even 10 or even 20, but always as one unit, one mind, one strategy. We are, instinctively, always backing up, always covering, always moving to plug the gap or pave the way. That’s what makes us great.”
Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor
 
 
 
 

“Bin Laden knew we were coming when he heard the helicopter. I had more respect for Ahmed al-Kuwaiti in the guesthouse because at least he tried to defend himself and his family. Bin Laden had more time to prepare than the others, and yet he still didn’t do anything. Did he believe his own message? Was he willing to fight the war he asked for? I don’t think so.”
Navy SEAL Mark Owen, No Easy Day
 
 
 
 

“People tell me I saved hundreds and hundreds of people. But I have to tell you: It’s not the people you saved that you remember. It’s the ones you couldn’t save.”
Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, American Sniper

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Music May 12, 2017

 
 
 
 
Craig Morgan Greer (born July 17, 1964), known professionally as Craig Morgan, is an American country music artist. A veteran of the United States Army as a forward observer…More on wiki

 
 

 
 

 
 

Quotes May 05, 2017

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