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Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

-- Ernest Miller Hemmingway

Top Ten Content List

10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (27613 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (26947 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (25678 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (24505 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (23426 Reads)
 6: German High Seas Fleet - (23116 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (22975 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (21708 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (21144 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (20915 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (16752 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (48315 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (29484 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (27720 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (22936 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (19366 Reads)
 6: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (18428 Reads)
 7: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (18323 Reads)
 8: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (16668 Reads)
 9: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (16403 Reads)
 10: An Act for Establishing and Organizing a Marine Corps - (14995 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? - (888 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (492 Votes)
 3: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (485 Votes)
 4: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (485 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (483 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (430 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (430 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? - (372 Votes)
 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (365 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (8543 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (8308 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (8026 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (7764 Reads)
 5: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (7731 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (7708 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (7605 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (7430 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (7351 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (7030 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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Have the Iraqi Security Forces received adequate training and equipment from the U.S. military?

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This Day in History
1775: As troubles with Great Britain increase, colonists in Massachusetts vote to buy military equipment for 15,000 men.

1862: Confederate troops under General Henry Hopkins Sibley attack Union troops commanded by Colonel Edward R. S. Canby near Fort Craig in New Mexico Territory. The first major engagement of the war in the far West, the battle produces heavy casualties but no decisive result.

1916: The battle of Verdun begins with an unprecedented German artillery barrage of the French lines.

1944: Hideki Tojo, prime minister of Japan, grabs even more power as he takes over as army chief of staff, a position that gives him direct control of the Japanese military.

1951: The U. S. Eighth Army launches Operation Killer, a counterattack to push Chinese forces north of the Han River in Korea.

1951: After a two-month detachment to the ROK Army, the 1st ROK Marine Regiment rejoined the U.S. 1st Marine Division.

1953: An intermittent battle of more than nine hours on T-Bone Hill ultimately forced the U.N. troops to withdraw from this outpost.