Quotes February 23, 2018

We’re surrounded. That simplifies the problem.
Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller, USMC
We’re not running out of [fixed] targets. Afghanistan is.
Donald Rumsfeld, Oct. 9, 2001.
It takes a brave man to be a coward in the Red Army
Joseph Stalin
If we come to a minefield, our infantry attacks exactly as it were not there.
Marshall Geogi Zhukov to General Eisenhower, 1945
Ma droite est enfonc�e, ma gauche c�de – tout va bien – j’attaque
My right has been pushed back, my left is giving way – Excellent – Now I attack!
It take 15,000 casualties to train a major general.
Ferdinand Foch
My rule is: If you meet the weakest vessel, attack; if it is a vessel equal to yours, attack; and if it is stronger than yours, also attack…
Admiral Stepan O. Makarov (1849-1904)
Tanks are easily identified, easily engaged, much-feared targets which attract all the fire on the battlefield. When all is said and done, a tank is a small steel box crammed with inflammable or explosive substances which is easily converted into a mobile crematorium for its highly skilled crew.
Brigadier Shelford Bidwell