Soldiers

Some articles on soldiers, soldier:

II Corps (Poland) - Composition
... 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 ... Palestine, where there was little for the enlisted men to do, many Jewish soldiers of the corps "unofficially" discharged themselves by simply fading into the ...
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 ...
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") ...
Eight Banners - Banner Soldiers
... 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 instituted, ranks standardized, and ... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word soldiers:

    Better to die, or not to have been born,
    than hear that plaining, piteous convict wail
    about these beautiful dark eyebrowed women.
    It’s soldiers who sing these days. O Lord God.
    Marina Tsvetaeva (1892–1941)

    If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
    Sun Tzu (6–5th century B.C.)

    By and by when each nation has 20,000 battleships and 5,000,000 soldiers we shall all be safe and the wisdom of statesmanship will stand confirmed.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)