Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size
Login

Military Photos



Online
There are 113 users online

You can register for a user account here.
Library of Congress

Military Quotes

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave...

-- Patrick Henry

Current poll results


What type of military action should be used against terrorism?

Strategic air strikes1 %1 %1 % 1.85 % (2)
Massive bombings3 %3 %3 % 3.70 % (4)
Assassinations of leaders25 %25 %25 % 25.93 % (28)
Ground invasion2 %2 %2 % 2.78 % (3)
All of the above57 %57 %57 % 57.41 % (62)
None of the above6 %6 %6 % 6.48 % (7)
No opinion1 %1 %1 % 1.85 % (2)

Total votes: 108
One vote is allowed per day

[ Voting booth | Other polls ]

Comments

Display Order
Re: What type of military action should be used against terr
by Anonymous
on Sep 29, 2001

I believe that the only way that we will beat 'em is with a good ol' ground invasion WW II style. The lead troops take ground, liberate innocents, and move on while leaving the taken ground to rear troops. No more of this Vietnam Bullshit fighting where you take ground and move on and leave allowing the enemy reinhabit the ground that you just took and left. It will take a bunch of troops but it's the only way of assuring that bin Laden and his friends don't come back and the only way to free the innocent victims of a terrorist reign. England and Russia fought a Gurilla war and lost because they moved on to new territory just like we did in VN. Send in 500,000 well armed American troops and do the job right once and for all.


Re: What type of military action should be used against terr
by Anonymous
on Sep 29, 2001

Just take bin Laden out! And all the other crazy people on this world (that's a lot!?)


Only logged in users are allowed to comment. register/log in
Military History
Forum Posts

Military Polls

Have the Iraqi Security Forces received adequate training and equipment from the U.S. military?

[ Results | Polls ]

Votes: 189

This Day in History
1813: British forces under Henry Proctor defeat a U.S. contingent planning an attack on Fort Detroit.

1824: A British force is wiped out by an Asante army under Osei Bonsu on the African Gold Coast. This is the first defeat for a colonial power.

1863: In an attempt to out flank Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia, General Ambrose Burnside leads his army on a march to north Frederickburg, but foul weather bogs his army down in what will become known as "Mud March."

1879: Eighty-two British soldiers hold off attacks by 4,000 Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorkes Drift in South Africa.

1879: Pursuing American soldiers badly beat Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife and his people as they make a desperate bid for freedom. In doing so, the soldiers effectively crushed the so-called Dull Knife Outbreak.

1905: Russian troops fire on civilians beginning Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg.

1939: A Nazi order erases the old officer caste, tying the army directly to the Party.

1941: British and Commonwealth forces enter the port at Tobruk, in Libya, and tens of thousands of Italian occupiers are taken prisoner.

1943: Axis forces pull out of Tripoli for Tunisia, destroying bases as they leave.

1944: U.S. troops under Major General John P. Lucas make an amphibious landing behind German lines at Anzio, Italy, just south of Rome.