Soldiers

Some articles on soldiers, soldier:

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
... time China was brought under 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 ... 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 ... 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 ...
II Corps (Poland) - Composition
... 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 ... there was little for the enlisted men to do, many Jewish soldiers of the corps "unofficially" discharged themselves by simply fading into the countryside ...

Famous quotes containing the word soldiers:

    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)

    When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle- field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
    Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821)

    At the crash of economic collapse of which the rumblings can already be heard, the sleeping soldiers of the proletariat will awake as at the fanfare of the Last Judgment and the corpses of the victims of the struggle will arise and demand an accounting from those who are loaded down with curses.
    Karl Liebknecht (1871–1919)