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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (25003 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (25000 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (23794 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (23111 Reads)
 5: German High Seas Fleet - (21946 Reads)
 6: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (21923 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (21210 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (20165 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (19439 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (19158 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (14449 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (43159 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (24819 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (22588 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (18918 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (17893 Reads)
 6: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (16365 Reads)
 7: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (16221 Reads)
 8: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (14302 Reads)
 9: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (14169 Reads)
 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (13433 Reads)

10 most-active news writers.

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 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? - (884 Votes)
 2: Should homeland defense be a permanent mission for the Guard and Reserve? - (489 Votes)
 3: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (480 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? - (478 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: - (426 Votes)
 8: Does the U.S. military rely too heavily upon civilian contractors? - (387 Votes)
 9: Which of the following Military Training Programs do you think is the toughest? - (367 Votes)
 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (363 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (7518 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (7401 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (6945 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (6687 Reads)
 5: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (6681 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (6643 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (6400 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (6375 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (6301 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (6097 Reads)

10 most-downloaded files.

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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
1775: The Continental Congress authorizes the building of 13 frigates, mounting 24-36 guns.

1812: The last remnants of Napoleon Bonapartes Grand Arme? reach the safety of Kovno, Poland, after the failed Russian campaign. Napoleons costly retreat from Moscow.

1814: General Andrew Jackson announces martial law in New Orleans, Louisiana, as British troops disembark at Lake Borne, 40 miles east of the city.

1862: Confederate General Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia repulses a series of attacks by General Ambrose Burnsides Army of the Potomac at Fredericksburg, Virginia. The defeat was one of the most decisive loses for the Union army.

1937: The Japanese army occupies Nanking, China.

1940: Adolf Hitler issues preparations for Operation Martita, the German invasion of Greece.

1941: British forces launch an offensive in Libya.

1951: U.S. Air Force pilot George A. Davis, flying a F-86 Sabre jet out of the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Wing, was credited with four aerial victories against MiG-15s, the largest number of kills by a single pilot in one day during the war. These victories made Davis the first "double ace" of the Korean War.

1974: North Vietnamese General Tran Van Tra orders 7th Division and the newly formed 3rd Division to attack Phuoc Long Province, north of Saigon.

2003: U.S. forces capture former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in a crawl space beneath a house near his hometown of Tikrit, eight months after the fall of Baghdad.