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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (30516 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (29579 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (29577 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (27165 Reads)
 5: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (25445 Reads)
 6: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (25431 Reads)
 7: German High Seas Fleet - (25284 Reads)
 8: Australian Imperial Forces - (25097 Reads)
 9: Memoirs of a Chosin veteran - (24075 Reads)
 10: World War II Patrol Craft - (23239 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (20173 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (57592 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (39216 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (38330 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (29282 Reads)
 5: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (22901 Reads)
 6: An Act for Establishing and Organizing a Marine Corps - (21960 Reads)
 7: The Army Ordnance Song - (21772 Reads)
 8: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (21507 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (21122 Reads)
 10: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (19798 Reads)

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10 most-voted-on polls.

 1: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in the event of pandemic disease outbreaks? - (893 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (493 Votes)
 3: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (489 Votes)
 4: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (487 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (483 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (436 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (433 Votes)
 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (390 Votes)
 9: Which of the following Military Training Programs do you think is the toughest? - (375 Votes)
 10: The people who most influenced my decision to join the military are - (372 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (9950 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (9700 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (9472 Reads)
 4: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (9061 Reads)
 5: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (9005 Reads)
 6: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (8965 Reads)
 7: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (8904 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (8657 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (8580 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (8200 Reads)

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 5: Boeing aircraft (Category: Screensavers) - (250 Downloads)
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 7: AFVN radio broadcast (Category: Vietnam War) - (235 Downloads)
 8: Cookie Cruncher (Category: Utilities) - (234 Downloads)
 9: FM 3-22.27 MK 19 40-mm Grenade Machine Gun, MOD 3 (Category: Training and Doctrine) - (229 Downloads)
 10: World War II songs (Category: World War II) - (226 Downloads)
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This Day in History
1739: Russia signs a treaty with the Turks, ending a three-year conflict between the two countries.

1862: Confederates under General Earl Van Dorn suffer a major defeat when they fail to recapture Corinth, a vital rail center in Mississippi.

1940: The U.S. Army adopts airborne, or parachute, soldiers.

1942: German rocket scientist Wernher von Brauns brainchild, the V-2 missile, is fired successfully from Peenemunde, an island off Germanys Baltic coast during its first successful test.

1944: German troops evacuate Athens, Greece.

1951: Operation COMMANDO, one of the largest operations conducted after the commencement of truce negotiations, began. COMMANDO was a full-scale offensive designed to establish a defensive line that would screen the Yonchon-Chorwon Valley from enemy observation and long-range artillery.

1967: Elements of the 1st Cavalry Division launch Operation Wallowa in South Vietnams northernmost provinces. A task force was sent in to relieve pressure on the U.S. Marines, who were fighting a heavy series of engagements along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

1969: President Richard Nixon goes on television and radio to call for national solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to gather support for his policies; his call for support is an attempt to blunt the renewed strength of the antiwar movement.