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The 25 Best Quotes From American Soldiers

S. Davis Wrote: May 29, 2012 1:32 PM
Thank you Mr. Hawkins! Geat job. Here's my favorite (source unkown)... In times of danger, not before Both God and Soldier men adore. When danger's gone and things are righted God's forgotten and the Soldier slighted.
George257 Wrote: May 29, 2012 1:52 PM
Kipling's words are very similar:

'It's Tommy this and Tommy that and Tommy go away,
But Thank you Mr Atkins when the band begins to play.'
Ratas y Ratones Wrote: May 29, 2012 3:21 PM
George257 Wrote: 1 hour ago (1:52 PM)
Kipling's words are very similar:

'It's Tommy this and Tommy that and Tommy go away,
But Thank you Mr Atkins when the band begins to play.'


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Dang yore hyde !

Quote the literary origin !

George257 Wrote: May 29, 2012 5:13 PM
'Tommy' by Rudyard Kipling. He was an outstanding poet, but sadly out of fashion now. He lost his son in WW1.
Ratas y Ratones Wrote: May 29, 2012 6:14 PM

George257 Wrote: 46 minutes ago (5:13 PM)
'Tommy' by Rudyard Kipling. He was an outstanding poet, but sadly out of fashion now. He lost his son in WW1.


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As Kipling has long been a favorite of mine, I will look this up.

Thanks.


25) "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!" -- William Prescott at the Battle Of Bunker Hill
24) "To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace." -- George Washington
23) "When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!" -- Admiral Bill Halsey on December 7, 1941
22) "Nuts." -- The response of General Anthony MacAuliffe, when asked to surrender during the Battle of the Bulge, 1944
21) "I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me....