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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (25315 Reads)
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 4: My Life as a Soldier - (23272 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (22102 Reads)
 6: German High Seas Fleet - (22093 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (21423 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (20348 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (19663 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (19384 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (14703 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (43911 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (25436 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (23053 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (19449 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (18026 Reads)
 6: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (16624 Reads)
 7: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (16489 Reads)
 8: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (14539 Reads)
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 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (13585 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? - (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: I joined the military at age: - (427 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (427 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? - (368 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 - (7641 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (7500 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (7075 Reads)
 4: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (6821 Reads)
 5: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (6788 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (6775 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (6563 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (6484 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (6430 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (6195 Reads)

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This Day in History
1815: USS Constitution, under Captain Charles Stewart, captures HMS Cyane and sloop-of-war Levant.

1861: The Confederacy Department of Navy is formed.

1864: In the largest battle fought in Florida during the Civil War, a Confederate force under General Joseph Finegan decisively defeats an army commanded by General Truman Seymour. The victory kept the Confederates in control of Florida's interior for the rest of the war.

1865: Following the evacuation of Fort Anderson, Rear Admiral Porter's gunboats steamed seven miles up the Cape Fear River to the Big Island shallows and the piling obstructions and engaged Fort Strong's five guns.

1941: The U.S. sent war planes to the Pacific. General George C. Kenney pioneered aerial warfare strategy and tactics in the Pacific theater.

1942: Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the internment of Japanese Americans on the West Coast.

1942: Japanese drive off a carrier based task force led by the American aircraft carrier Lexington which attempts to attack Rabaul.

1943: British and American units hold the German attack on Sbiba.

1944: American carrier aircraft from Task Group 58.1 (Admiral Reeves) attack Japanese targets in Jaluit Atoll. The fighting on Eniwetok continues. The nearby island of Parry is shelled by US naval forces.

1944: A ferry carrying a stock of heavy water on the first stage of a journey from the Ryukan hydroelectric plant to laboratories in Germany is sunk and her cargo lost in attack by Norwegian resistance fighters.