Soldiers

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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 ...
II Corps (Poland) - Composition
... they joined forces with the 3rd Carpathian Division which was composed mostly of Polish soldiers who had managed to escape to French Lebanon through Romania ... The main bulk of the soldiers were from the eastern voivodeships of pre-war Poland ... to Palestine, where there was little for the enlisted men to do, many Jewish soldiers of the corps "unofficially" discharged themselves by simply fading into ...
Fort Bragg - Events of Note
... opened fire at Fort Bragg, killing an officer and wounding 18 other soldiers ... 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 ...
Eight Banners - Banner Soldiers
... the rule of the Qing dynasty (1644 – 1683), the banner soldiers became more professional and bureaucratized ... they could no longer satisfy the material needs of soldiers by garnishing and distributing booty instead, a salary system was instituted, ranks standardized, and the Eight Banners became a sort of ... Banner soldiers took up permanent positions, either as defenders of the capital, Beijing, where roughly half of them lived with their families, or in the provinces, where some eighteen ...
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 ... 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 ... The inquest jury reached the verdict that the soldiers' actions were justifiable homicide (later known as "lawful killing") ...

Famous quotes containing the word soldiers:

    It is not enough that our life is an easy one. We must live on the stretch, retiring to our rest like soldiers on the eve of a battle, looking forward to the strenuous sortie of the morrow.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I used to think of death ... like I suppose soldiers think of it: it was a possible thing that I could well avoid by my skill.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)

    God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)