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When you put on a uniform there are certain inhibitions that you accept.

-- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

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 4: My Life as a Soldier - (26792 Reads)
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 6: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (25048 Reads)
 7: German High Seas Fleet - (24935 Reads)
 8: Australian Imperial Forces - (24836 Reads)
 9: Memoirs of a Chosin veteran - (23690 Reads)
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 7: An Act for Establishing and Organizing a Marine Corps - (21282 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? - (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 - (9773 Reads)
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This Day in History
1865: General William T. Sherman begins a march through the Carolinas.

1940: Hitler cancels an attack in the West due to bad weather and the capture of German attack plans in Belgium.

1942: Japans advance into Burma begins.

1944: The U.S. First and Third armies link up at Houffalize, effectively ending the Battle of the Bulge.

1944: Eisenhower assumes supreme command of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe.

1945: Adolf Hitler takes to his underground bunker, where he remains for 105 days until he commits suicide.

1952: Knowing the requirements of the Korean war firsthand, General Earle E. Partridge, former Fifth Air Force Commander, put the full resources of the USAF Air Research and Development Command into searching for ways to increase the performance of the F-86 Sabre during this period. This top-priority effort led to the improved wing design "F" model that entered service with the 51st Wing in August 1952. The aircrafts operating altitude increased to 52,000 feet and its maximum speed went to Mach 1.05. In addition, the F-86F could make tighter turns at high altitudes.

1964: President Johnson approves Oplan 34A, operations to be conducted by South Vietnamese forces supported by the United States to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage to destabilize the North Vietnamese regime.

1969: An agreement is reached in Paris for the opening of expanded peace talks. It was agreed that representatives of the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the National Liberation Front would sit at a circular table without nameplates, flags or markings.

1990: In the wake of vicious fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in Azerbaijan, the Soviet government sends in 11,000 troops to quell the conflict.