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If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

-- Sun Tzu

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This Day in History
1798: Believing that a French invasion of Ireland is imminent, Irish nationalists rise up against the British occupation.

1846: General Zachary Taylor captures Monterey.

1861: General Benjamin Butler declares slaves to be the contraband of war.

1863: Bushwackers led by Captain William Marchbanks attack a Federal militia party in Nevada, Missouri.

1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant continues to pound away at Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia in the engagement along the North Anna River that had begun the day before.

1941: Germanys largest battleship, the Bismarck, sinks the pride of the British fleet, HMS Hood.

1943: The extermination camp at Auschwitz, Poland, receives a new doctor, 32-year-old Josef Mengele, a man who will earn the nickname "the Angel of Death."

1951: Lines Kansas and Wyoming became increasingly important with the possibility of a cease-fire and the demilitarized zone that might be required.