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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (26803 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (26317 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (25073 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (24004 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (22910 Reads)
 6: German High Seas Fleet - (22726 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (22414 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (21155 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (20571 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (20391 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (15826 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (46993 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (28067 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (26329 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (21775 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (18798 Reads)
 6: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (17770 Reads)
 7: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (17668 Reads)
 8: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (15714 Reads)
 9: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (15578 Reads)
 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (14361 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? - (887 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (491 Votes)
 3: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (485 Votes)
 4: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (484 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (482 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (429 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (429 Votes)
 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (388 Votes)
 9: Which of the following Military Training Programs do you think is the toughest? - (371 Votes)
 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (364 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (8211 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (8001 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (7654 Reads)
 4: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (7375 Reads)
 5: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (7350 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (7319 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (7201 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (7040 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (7010 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (6686 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
1587: In France, Huguenot Henri de Navarre routs Duke de Joyeuses larger Catholic force at Coutras.

1709: Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy take Mons in the Netherlands.

1805: Austrian general Karl Mac surrenders to Napoleons army at the battle of Ulm.

1870: The Summer Palace in Beijing, China, is burnt to the ground by a Franco-British expeditionary force.

1940: German troops reach the approaches to Moscow.

1944: After advancing island by island across the Pacific Ocean, U.S. General Douglas MacArthur wades ashore onto the Philippine island of Leyte, fulfilling his promise to return to the area he was forced to flee in 1942.

1950: In the first airborne operation of the war, 2,860 paratroopers of the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team jumped between Sukchon and Sunchon, 25 miles north of Pyongyang. Far East Air Force C-119s and C-47s transported the assault force and F-80 and F-51 fighters provided air cover.

1952: The destroyer escort Lewis was hit by shore fire off the West Coast of Korea. Seven sailors were killed and one wounded.

1964: Relations between Cambodia, South Vietnam, and the United States reach a low point as Cambodia becomes a sanctuary for Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces.

480: Greeks defeat the Persians in a naval battle at Salamis.