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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (25608 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (25414 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (24319 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (23445 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (22317 Reads)
 6: German High Seas Fleet - (22264 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (21686 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (20561 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (19923 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (19624 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (14932 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (44615 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (26113 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (23526 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (19972 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (18183 Reads)
 6: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (16902 Reads)
 7: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (16740 Reads)
 8: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (14760 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (14741 Reads)
 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (13737 Reads)

10 most-active news writers.

 1: David - (1 news items submitted)
 2: Stick - (1 news items submitted)
 3: Whale - (1 news items submitted)
 4: ussfa344 - (1 news items submitted)
 5: jriley1349 - (1 news items submitted)
 6: Theoxrojo - (1 news items submitted)

10 most-voted-on polls.

 1: Should the military be used to enforce quarantines in the event of pandemic disease outbreaks? - (885 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (490 Votes)
 3: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (481 Votes)
 4: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (480 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (480 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (428 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (428 Votes)
 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (387 Votes)
 9: Which of the following Military Training Programs do you think is the toughest? - (368 Votes)
 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (363 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (7770 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (7607 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (7221 Reads)
 4: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (6952 Reads)
 5: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (6906 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (6897 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (6704 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (6594 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (6539 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (6295 Reads)

10 most-downloaded files.

 1: Military Helicopters (Category: Wallpaper) - (334 Downloads)
 2: FMFM 6-4 MARINE RIFLE COMPANY/PLATOON (Category: Training and Doctrine) - (299 Downloads)
 3: AV-8B Harrier (Category: Aircraft) - (288 Downloads)
 4: Quang Tri Map (Category: Vietnam War) - (268 Downloads)
 5: Boeing aircraft (Category: Screensavers) - (250 Downloads)
 6: MCRP 3-11.2A MARINE TROOP LEADER'S GUIDE (Category: Training and Doctrine) - (250 Downloads)
 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
1862: Union Admiral David Farragut leads a flotilla past two Confederate forts on the Mississippi River south of New Orleans. Moving at 2:00 a.m., Farragut lost one ship but successfully ran past the strongholds.

1863: The Union army issues General Orders No. 100, which provided a code of conduct for Federal soldiers and officers when dealing with Confederate prisoners and civilians.

1940: British forces, along with Australian, New Zealand, and Polish troops, begin to withdraw from Greece in light of the Greek armys surrender to the Axis invaders. A total of 50,732 men are evacuated quickly over a six-day period, leaving behind weapons, trucks, and aircraft.

1967: The 12-day Battle of the Hills began. During the 12-day battle, two battalions of the 3rd Marine Regt, lost 160 KIA and 746 WIA.

1971: North Vietnamese troops hit Allied installations throughout South Vietnam. In the most devastating attack, the ammunition depot at Qui Nhon was blown up.