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 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (20118 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (19429 Reads)
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 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (18104 Reads)

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10 most-read articles in special sections.

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 4: The Army Ordnance Song - (17021 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? - (883 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (488 Votes)
 3: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (478 Votes)
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 5: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (477 Votes)
 6: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (427 Votes)
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 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (385 Votes)
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 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (362 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (6812 Reads)
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 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (6138 Reads)
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This Day in History
1815: USS Constitution, under Captain Charles Stewart, captures HMS Cyane and sloop-of-war Levant.

1861: The Confederacy Department of Navy is formed.

1864: In the largest battle fought in Florida during the Civil War, a Confederate force under General Joseph Finegan decisively defeats an army commanded by General Truman Seymour. The victory kept the Confederates in control of Florida's interior for the rest of the war.

1865: Following the evacuation of Fort Anderson, Rear Admiral Porter's gunboats steamed seven miles up the Cape Fear River to the Big Island shallows and the piling obstructions and engaged Fort Strong's five guns.

1941: The U.S. sent war planes to the Pacific. General George C. Kenney pioneered aerial warfare strategy and tactics in the Pacific theater.

1942: Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the internment of Japanese Americans on the West Coast.

1942: Japanese drive off a carrier based task force led by the American aircraft carrier Lexington which attempts to attack Rabaul.

1943: British and American units hold the German attack on Sbiba.

1944: American carrier aircraft from Task Group 58.1 (Admiral Reeves) attack Japanese targets in Jaluit Atoll. The fighting on Eniwetok continues. The nearby island of Parry is shelled by US naval forces.

1944: A ferry carrying a stock of heavy water on the first stage of a journey from the Ryukan hydroelectric plant to laboratories in Germany is sunk and her cargo lost in attack by Norwegian resistance fighters.