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10 most-read War Stories.

 1: 19th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers - (27157 Reads)
 2: 29th Troop Carrier Squadron in England - (26615 Reads)
 3: Mystery Guests--The LRRP's drop in unexpectedly - (25346 Reads)
 4: My Life as a Soldier - (24248 Reads)
 5: Civil War Diary, 1864-1865 - (23170 Reads)
 6: German High Seas Fleet - (22906 Reads)
 7: Australian Imperial Forces - (22663 Reads)
 8: Death of a Wooden Shoe - (21443 Reads)
 9: World War II Patrol Craft - (20839 Reads)
 10: The sinking of the USS PRINGLE - (20673 Reads)

10 most-active categories.

 1: Archives - (16278 hits)

10 most-read articles in special sections.

 1: Cruise Books In the Navy Department Library's Collection - (47631 Reads)
 2: Common Words of the 1860's - (28758 Reads)
 3: British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939 - (27084 Reads)
 4: Seabee Unit Cruise Books in the Navy Department Library - (22351 Reads)
 5: The Army Ordnance Song - (19075 Reads)
 6: The British Army Overseas and the Colonies on 3 September 1939 - (18058 Reads)
 7: Beaver Wars (1642-1698) - (18055 Reads)
 8: Coast Guard Cutters & Craft, Name List - (16163 Reads)
 9: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom - (15982 Reads)
 10: The Ordnance Soldier's Creed - (14640 Reads)

10 most-active news writers.

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 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: Should Military Members be Allowed to Sue the Military? - (485 Votes)
 4: Is the U.S. media presenting balanced coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? - (484 Votes)
 5: Is America doing enough to address homeland security issues? - (482 Votes)
 6: I joined the military at age: - (429 Votes)
 7: Should the U.S. Support the Creation of a Permanent U.N. Peacekeeping & Police Force? - (429 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? - (371 Votes)
 10: Should U.S. military agencies have the power to assassinate terrorists? - (364 Votes)

10 most-read reviews.

 1: Steel My Soldiers' Heart by David Hackworth - (8398 Reads)
 2: Court-Martial at Parris Island - (8165 Reads)
 3: Platoon Bravo Company - (7851 Reads)
 4: Home To War by Gerald Nicosia - (7597 Reads)
 5: TEXAS IN THE WAR 1861-1865 - (7576 Reads)
 6: Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units 1861-1865 - (7524 Reads)
 7: The Guns Of Port Hudson Vol.2 - (7420 Reads)
 8: Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay,M.D.,Ph.D. - (7265 Reads)
 9: Death Before Dawn: SEAL Strike Book One - (7190 Reads)
 10: Hearts in Conflict: A One-Volume History of the Civil War - (6880 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: 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
1562: The French Wars of Religion between the Huguenots and the Catholics begins with the Battle of Dreux.

1793: French troops recapture Toulon from the British.

1862: Confederate General Nathan B. Forrest begins tearing up the railroads in Union generals Grant and Rosecrans rear, causing considerable delays in the movement of Union supplies.

1941: In a major shake-up of the military high command, Adolf Hitler assumes the position of commander in chief of the German army.

1941: Japanese land on Hong Kong and clash with British troops.

1942: The British advance 40 miles into Burma in a drive to oust the Japanese from the colony.

1944: During the Battle of the Bulge, American troops begin pulling back from the twin Belgian cities of Krinkelt and Rocherath in front of the advancing German Army.

1950: The carrier USS Bataan, commanded by Captain T. N. Neale, arrived on station in Korean waters.

1950: The North Atlantic Council names General Dwight D. Eisenhower as supreme commander of Western European defense forces.

1964: Another bloodless coup topples the government in Saigon.