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There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.

-- General William T. Sherman

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War Stories: 441 results
Captivity in the Ardennes
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (POW)
Casualty Clearing Station
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 (World War I)
29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England
Saturday, June 25, 2005 (World War II)
Task Force Zebra
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Korea)
Memoirs of a Chosin veteran
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Korea)
Service in the German Army
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
A Cavalry Brigade at Cambrai
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War I)
The sinking of the USS PRINGLE
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War II)
USS UTAH at Pearl Harbor
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (World War II)
Pentagon Rescuer
Wednesday, May 04, 2005 (Navy)
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