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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (30054 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (29052 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (28935 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (26657 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (25098 Reads)
 6: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (24906 Reads)
 7: German High Seas Fleet - (24790 Reads)
 8: Australian Imperial Forces - (24732 Reads)
 9: Memoirs of a Chosin veteran - (23574 Reads)
 10: World War II Patrol Craft - (22891 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (19547 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (54886 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (37258 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (36675 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (28003 Reads)
 5: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (21813 Reads)
 6: The Army Ordnance Song - (21328 Reads)
 7: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (21017 Reads)
 8: An Act for Establishing and Organizing a Marine Corps - (21005 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (20513 Reads)
 10: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (19109 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? - (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? - (366 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (9689 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (9411 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (9204 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (8815 Reads)
 5: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (8807 Reads)
 6: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (8754 Reads)
 7: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (8715 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (8465 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (8384 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (8007 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
1859: Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against an arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.

1934: The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China.

1940: Benjamin O. Davis becomes the U.S. Armys first African American Brigadier General.

1951: F-86 Sabres shot down nine MiGs and damaged five more in one of the worst aerial defeats inflicted on the Chinese during the war.

1964: The Peoples Republic of China joins the rank of nations with atomic bomb capability, after a successful nuclear test.

1968: In a series of meetings with U.S. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker, South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu insists that North Vietnam assent to three conditions prior to a bombing halt. He said the North Vietnamese had to (1) agree to respect the neutrality of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), (2) stop shelling South Vietnamese cities and towns, and (3) agree to South Vietnamese participation in the Paris talks.

1973: Israeli General Ariel Sharon crosses the Suez Canal and begins to encircle two Egyptian armies.