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|The artillery is very important for the infantry." Barnum pauses, then recites: "The |
infantry is the queen of battle; the artillery is the king of battle. We add dignity to
what otherwise would be a vulgar brawl. "The other thing is, when you're getting ...
|Missions To understand artillery's role in battle, we need to look at its place |
among the three combat arms: infantry, cavalry ... as allegedly stated by Frederick
the Great of Prussia, is "to lend dignity to what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl!
... von Clausewitz called it, when all the uncertainties add up to slow the
|Under cross-examination Voris averred: Q. Did you hear anybody other than |
Charles Blevins say that they would burn this house or ... the perfection of artillery
"which lends dignity to what otherwise would become a vulgar brawl. ... War
reportage rivals war's confusion, and often adds to it, as crucial episodes go
|This went so far as to assume that an enemy's armed force would disintegrate |
when the workers and peasants in the hostile army ... combatant arms — tanks,
air force, infantry, artillery, cavalry — are described in ample detail for the layman.
... nullified the gibe of 1918 that "the function of cavalry in war was to add tone to
what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl. ... The story, which begins quietly with a
dignified shoals fisher crowning an equally dignified deep-sea fisher with a pie ...
|The Warden cried out to Crahb, the imprisoned guard. to fight for his life. ... He |
hoped that success would afford the opportunity of making, without delay, a sife
and honorable peace, and re-establishing that intercourse .... Men whose lives
were abominable were heard to boast that thcy had'abandoncd the pistol and the
poniard-the vulgar instruments of assassination-— ... Perhaps one or two
sentences were omitted, but otherwise it was published in the Monfteur nearly as
he spoke it.
|Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a controversial history of the Vietnam War argues that American acts of violence against millions of Vietnamese civilians were a pervasive and systematic part of the war and that ...|
|An army will never be faithful to its chief in the hour of danger without some |
powerful motive, independently of the ... We were about to add the well-known
personal vnlour of the Duke of Victory to the list of his merit-;; but we remember
that ... Napoleon did not always bear the tri-coloured flag in his own hand,
exposed to the thunder of three hundred pieces of artillery. ... seems lost in the
intoxicating tumult of the fight; and one would suppose that his sole anxiety was
to win the reputation ...
|Russia's Life-Saver is a brilliant contribution to the study of U.S.-Soviet relations and its role in World War II.|
|A riveting account of the fall of Greece, the Battle of Crete, and the CretanResistance, from the beginning of World War II to its end.|