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Re: Books we're reading  (reply)
Battle Surface!: Lawson P. "Red" Ramage and the War Patrols of the USS Parche by Stephen L. MooreOn the night of July 31, 1944, "Red" Ramage found himself inside a Japanese merchant convoy, and maneuvered his submarine USS Parche to...
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5-Oct-2014 21:40:15
Re: "Top Gear" host offends Argentina with plate stunt (reply)
A wise man once said "He who takes offense when it is intended is unwise.  He who takes offense when it is not intended is a fool."
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5-Oct-2014 20:50:10
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Kwajalein wrote:Golfing or not, I've seen no remarkable progress made in any area by Obama.Neither have I.
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11-Sep-2014 16:27:53
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Gunnersmate04 wrote: I would hardly call a brief spell away from the WH at Camp David or his ranch a vacation....the MSM vilified him for even doing that while "people he sent to war where dyeing!!" on a regular basis...but no such...
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10-Sep-2014 22:48:19
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Just a little fyi:The record for rounds of golf played during an eight year presidency is held by Woodrow Wilson with some 1,200 rounds.  Wilson...
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10-Sep-2014 17:00:52
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Just a little fyi:The record for rounds of golf played during an eight year presidency is held by Woodrow Wilson with some 1,200 rounds.  Wilson is followed by Dwight David...
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10-Sep-2014 16:55:03
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Limemobber wrote:Flattop wrote:Just a little fyi:The record for rounds of golf played during an eight year presidency is held by Woodrow Wilson with some 1,200 rounds.  Wilson is followed by Dwight David Eisenhower with some 800...
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10-Sep-2014 16:45:42
Re: Obama and his golf game (reply)
Just a little fyi:The record for rounds of golf played during an eight year presidency is held by Woodrow Wilson with some 1,200 rounds.  Wilson is followed by Dwight David Eisenhower with some 800 rounds.Obama is not on pace to catch...
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10-Sep-2014 00:07:58
The Mission Beyond Darkness (reply)
So, I'm more than a bit late with this, but I finally got it done:http://flattopshistorywarpolitics.yuku.com/topic/3096/master/1/?page=1#.VATxbaM0__A
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1-Sep-2014 22:26:29
Re: Books we're reading  (reply)
Grunts: Inside the American Infantry Combat Experience, World War II Through Iraq by John C. McManusEven as technology has advanced and changed warfare over the last 70 years, it is still the infantry, the "grunts", that do most of the...
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31-Aug-2014 17:32:07
Re: Palin wants to impeach Obama (reply)
Who?
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11-Jul-2014 23:02:19
Re: Books we're reading  (reply)
July 1914: Countdown to War by Sean McMeekinIn the summer of 1914, Europe was a powder keg set off by the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, that is the conventional wisdom about the outbreak of the First World...
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10-Jul-2014 23:45:17
Turkey Shoot (reply)
So, I'm a bit late with this, but here it is:http://flattopshistorywarpolitics.yuku.com/topic/3092/master/1/?page=1#.U7XHdEBCz_AI'll start working on The mission beyond darkness tomorrow.
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3-Jul-2014 21:22:53
The Third Iraq War (topic)
USNI opinion piece by Cmdr. Daniel Dolan:http://news.usni.org/2014/06/24/opinion-third-iraq-war
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25-Jun-2014 00:41:08
Re: The Battle of the Philippine Sea (reply)
So, I was planning on making some posts today on the Turkey Shoot but, at least for me, Yuku started having problems earlier today.  I may still do some posting, but doing so in a timely manner is clearly out the window at this point.
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20-Jun-2014 01:13:33
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (topic)
The invasion of Saipan in the Mariana Islands by the U.S. Fifth Fleet on June 15, 1944, brought the Japanese fleet out to fight for the first time since the invasion of Bougainville on November 1, 1943.  More importantly, it was the...
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19-Jun-2014 02:48:39
Re: Should the US go back into Iraq? (reply)
What happens in Iraq is up to the Iraqis. If they want a better Iraq, they have to fight for it. If they are unwilling to do so, they will get what fate provides.Iraq was a mistake, but before we left I think we put the Iraqis in the...
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13-Jun-2014 20:47:17
Re: Sic semper rino (reply)
It might be possible to round up and deport 13+ million people, but we might have to turn the U.S. into a police state to do it, and that wouldn't be worth the cost.
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12-Jun-2014 23:34:45
Report to Congress on U.S. Navy Ship Naming (topic)
A link to a report from the Congressional Research Service titled Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress:http://news.usni.org/2014/06/12/document-report-congress-u-s-navy-ship-naming
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12-Jun-2014 17:02:48
Re: SGT Bowe Bergdahl vs. Pvt. Eddie Slovik (reply)
OSCSSW wrote:seasick wrote:So Slovik was 4-F and then magically became 1-A. Unlike chicken hawks who's parent had money for lawyers. I don't have much use for chicken hawks (I assume you are talking Nam?) either but you got it all wrong...
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12-Jun-2014 16:27:54