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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (30141 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (29123 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (29021 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (26728 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (25148 Reads)
 6: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (24990 Reads)
 7: German High Seas Fleet - (24875 Reads)
 8: Australian Imperial Forces - (24802 Reads)
 9: Memoirs of a Chosin veteran - (23652 Reads)
 10: World War II Patrol Craft - (22935 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (19655 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (55284 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (37539 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (36898 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (28199 Reads)
 5: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (21955 Reads)
 6: The Army Ordnance Song - (21403 Reads)
 7: An Act for Establishing and Organizing a Marine Corps - (21152 Reads)
 8: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (21108 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (20606 Reads)
 10: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (19206 Reads)

10 most-active news writers.

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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? - (890 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? - (486 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (483 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (435 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (432 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: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (367 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (9738 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (9453 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (9235 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (8848 Reads)
 5: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (8845 Reads)
 6: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (8784 Reads)
 7: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (8753 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (8497 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (8422 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (8040 Reads)

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 4: Quang Tri Map (Category: Vietnam War) - (268 Downloads)
 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
1846: Battle of San Pasqual.

1861: Union General George G. Meade led a foraging expedition to Gunnellís farm near Dranesville, Va.

1864: Monitors U.S.S. Saugus, Onondaga, Mahopac, and Canonicus participated in a lively engagement with strong shore batteries at Howlett's, James River, Virginia. Saugus received a solid 7-inch shot which disabled her turret.

1864: U.S.S. Neosho, Acting Lieutenant Howard, with Lieutenant Commander Fitch embarked, with the three small steamers U.S.S. Fairplay, Silver Lake, and Moose and several army transports in company, moved down the Cumberland River from Nashville and engaged Confederate batteries near Bell's Mills, Tennessee.

1917: German submarine torpedoes sink the USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) off England.

1928: A small detail of Marines under Captain Maurice G. Holmes defeated Nicaraguan bandits near Chuyelite.

1941: Japanese forces leave Palau bound for the attack on the Philippines.

1942: Allied forces near Medjez el Bab, Tunisia are pushed back by renewed German attacks.

1942: In New Guinea, US forces managed to reach the beach on the east side of Buna after heavy fighting. The Australian attack at Gona has little success. Japanese reinforcement fighting along the coast from the west make some headway.

1943: The US 5th Army offensive continues. The British 10th Corps captures Monte Camino while the US 2nd Corps attacks Monte la Difensa. To the east, the British 8th Army approaches the Moro River.