Soldiers

Some articles on soldiers, soldier:

II Corps (Poland) - Composition
... Carpathian Division which was composed mostly of Polish soldiers who had managed to escape to French Lebanon through Romania and Hungary after the Polish Defensive War of 1939 ... The main bulk of the soldiers were from the eastern voivodeships of pre-war Poland ... for the enlisted men to do, many Jewish soldiers of the corps "unofficially" discharged themselves by simply fading into the countryside ...
Iranian Embassy Siege - Aftermath
... The soldiers' weapons were taken away for examination and, the following day, the soldiers themselves were interviewed at length by the police at the regiment's base in ... The two SAS soldiers who killed the men both stated at the inquest into the terrorists' deaths that they believed the men had been reaching for weapons before they were shot ... The inquest jury reached the verdict that the soldiers' actions were justifiable homicide (later known as "lawful killing") ...
Fort Bragg - Events of Note
... opened fire at Fort Bragg, killing an officer and wounding 18 other soldiers. 14, 2011, President Barack Obama gave a nationally televised speech thanking soldiers for their service in Operation Iraqi Freedom ... The soldier also shot himself and injured two other fellow soldiers ...
Union (American Civil War) - Soldiers - Draft Riots
... Small-scale riots broke out in ethnic German and Irish districts, and in areas along the Ohio River with many Copperheads ... Holmes County, Ohio was an isolated localistic areas dominated by Pennsylvania Dutch and some recent German immigrants ...
Eight Banners - Banner Soldiers
... China was brought under the rule of the Qing dynasty (1644 – 1683), the banner soldiers became more professional and bureaucratized ... took over governing, they could no longer satisfy the material needs of soldiers by garnishing and distributing booty instead, a salary system was ... Banner soldiers took up permanent positions, either as defenders of the capital, Beijing, where roughly half of them lived with their families, or in ...

Famous quotes containing the word soldiers:

    It is easier to get a thousand soldiers than to find one good general.
    Chinese proverb.

    It was soldiers went marching over the rocks
    And still the birds came, came in watery flocks,
    Because it was spring and the birds had to come.
    No doubt that soldiers had to be marching
    And that drums had to be rolling, rolling, rolling.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Christians would show sense if they dispatched these argumentative Scotists and pigheaded Ockhamists and undefeated Albertists along with the whole regiment of Sophists to fight the Turks and Saracens instead of sending those armies of dull-witted soldiers with whom they’ve long been carrying on war with no result.
    Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536)