Category Archives: Military

Unit 731 – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unit_731 I can’t bring myself to thumb this up, though it’s an historical item. The Second World War is usually documented from the American perspective, or about the Holocaust. It’s important to note that there was a second front in Asia, and that it witnessed some equally horrific atrocities in the name of “science”. The […]

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Eric Shinseki – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Shinseki The modern day Sherman; Essentially cashiered by the US military for questioning DoD estimates of how many troops would be required for securing Iraq. Like Sherman, his pronouncements seem much less Cassandran six years later.

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http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Entertainment/Prince+Harry+apologises+over+Paki+remark/1165784/story.html There’s long been suspicion that spare-to-the-heir Prince Harry was fathered by someone other than Prince Charles. After the Nazi uniform gaffe and more evidence of questionable comments (and intelligence), this rumour stars to fall apart. Clearly, Prince Philip’s dunderheaded blood flows through Harry’s veins. Britain’s Prince Harry apologised on Saturday after a newspaper website […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070819/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_iraq_out_of_troops_2;_ylt=AnnSPrbHjO8H_1mM4RhEY9kE1vAI When asked what units will fill the void in the coming spring if any need to be replaced, officials give a grim shake of the head, shrug of the shoulders or a palms-up, empty-handed gesture. “The demand for our forces exceeds the sustainable supply,” the Army chief of staff, Gen. George Casey, said last […]

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Eighth Army (United Kingdom) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_8th_Army My grandfather was a little man with tinnitis and a predilection for John Wayne movies. On his visits to Canada, he preferred to spend time with my older boy cousins rather than with my younger sis and I. Our own conversations resulted in the necessity to repeat, with increasing volume, anything you said to […]

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Erik Prince – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Prince Another group of “Americans” executed in Iraq turn out to be Blackwater employees. It’s eerie to think of how much this shady mercenary group’s employment is contributing to the trillion dollar bill for the war. The whole idea of Blackwater gives me the creeps – well seeing it shares a name with sewage. Here […]

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http://www.geocities.com/quantrillsoc/index.html One of the Civil War’s most infamous characters, William Clarke Quantrill, led a band of pro-slavery thugs into raids and massacres of innocent civilians and surrendered Union soldiers. Those of his followers – teenagers for the most part – who did not die violently during the war died violently after it: The most celebrated […]

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Army Recruiters Accused of Misleading Students to Get Them to Enlist – ABC News

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2626032&page=1 Suddenly I’m a lot more respectful of John Kerry’s comments. Having said that, I don’t know if stupidity can be cured by education. If these students are totally oblivious to even Fox’s spun news about the situation in Iraq, maybe their being sent there after believing all the trouble was over is just a […]

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Experimental drug given to British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan | UK news | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,1873961,00.html To commemorate Gulf War II, some pharmaceutical companies are setting the stage for Gulf War Syndrome II. Given all the Special Interest Groups (oil companies, Halliburton, Blackwater) who are making money red hand over bloodied fist during this occupation, I guess it’s no surprise that the drug companies are allowed into the party as […]

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Andre Devigny

http://www.mishalov.com/Devigny.html Obituary for Andr Devigny, the titular hero of A Man Escaped and (fittingly) a hard man to Google. A real-life MacGyver, he managed to break out of a Gestapo prison using only items found in his cell. I once had a bit of a saddo moment in a Paris museum that featured his homemade […]

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