Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size
Login

Online
There are 305 users online

You can register for a user account here.
Forum Posts

Library of Congress

Military Photos



Military Quotes

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.

-- Alexander Haig

Whale

Registered user # 11855

User's current status: offline

Last 10 news submissions by Whale:

    Military History
    Military Polls

    Should the U.S. military attack Iran to end its nuclear weapons ambitions?

    [ Results | Polls ]

    Votes: 215

    This Day in History
    1865: Confederate General Joseph Johnston officially surrenders his army to General William T. Sherman at Durham Station, North Carolina.

    1865: John Wilkes Booth is killed when Union soldiers track him down to a Virginia farm 12 days after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

    1865: Joseph E. Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee to Sherman.

    1937: The ancient Basque town of Guernica in northern Spain is bombed by German planes.

    1952: Armistice negotiations are resumed.

    1971: The U.S. command in Saigon announces that the U.S. force level in Vietnam is 281,400 men, the lowest since July 1966.

    1972: President Nixon, despite the ongoing communist offensive, announces that another 20,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Vietnam in May and June, reducing authorized troop strength to 49,000.