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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (24414 Reads)
 2: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (24389 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (23304 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (22795 Reads)
 5: German High Seas Fleet - (21581 Reads)
 6: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (21555 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (20687 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (19815 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (19031 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (18682 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (13816 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (41380 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (23361 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (21304 Reads)
 4: The Army Ordnance Song - (17497 Reads)
 5: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (17433 Reads)
 6: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (15383 Reads)
 7: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (15351 Reads)
 8: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (13439 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (13412 Reads)
 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (12975 Reads)

10 most-active news writers.

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 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? - (883 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (488 Votes)
 3: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (479 Votes)
 4: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (478 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (477 Votes)
 6: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (427 Votes)
 7: I joined the military at age: - (425 Votes)
 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (386 Votes)
 9: Which of the following Military Training Programs do you think is the toughest? - (366 Votes)
 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 - (7198 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (7119 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (6586 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (6392 Reads)
 5: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (6368 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (6331 Reads)
 7: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (6068 Reads)
 8: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (6051 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (5986 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (5797 Reads)

10 most-downloaded files.

 1: Military Helicopters (Category: Wallpaper) - (334 Downloads)
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 3: AV-8B Harrier (Category: Aircraft) - (288 Downloads)
 4: Quang Tri Map (Category: Vietnam War) - (268 Downloads)
 5: MCRP 3-11.2A MARINE TROOP LEADER'S GUIDE (Category: Training and Doctrine) - (250 Downloads)
 6: Boeing aircraft (Category: Screensavers) - (248 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
1701: Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac established Fort Ponchartrain for France on the future site of the city of Detroit, Michigan, in an attempt to halt the advance of the English into the western Great Lakes region.

1766: At Fort Ontario, Canada, Ottawa chief Pontiac and William Johnson signed a peace agreement.

1862: Rear Admiral Farragut's fleet departed its station below Vicksburg, as the falling water level of the river and sickness among his ships' crews necessitated withdrawal to Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

1863: Battle at Battle Mountain, Virginia.

1863: Rear Admiral Dahlgren's ironclads and gunboats, including U.S.S. New Ironsides, Weehauken, Patapsco, Montauk, Catskill, Nantucket, Paul Jones, Ottawa, Seneca, and Dai Ching, bombarded Fort Wagner in support of Army operations ashore.

1864: Confederate General Jubal Early defeats Union troops under General George Crook to keep the Shenandoah Valley clear of Yankees.

1864: Confederate guerrillas captured and burned steamer Kingston, which had run aground the preceding day between Smith's Point and Windmill Point on the Virginia shore of Chesapeake Bay.

1866: Tennessee became the first state to be readmitted to the Union after the Civil War.

1936: CGC Cayuga was ordered to San Sebastian, Spain as the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War necessitated the evacuation of U.S. citizens.

1943: The US 45th Division (OKARNG) captures Cefalu and Castelbouno, on the northern coast. Inland, American units advance on Nicosia.