Commander Naval Forces

Famous quotes containing the words commander, naval and/or forces:

    Frenchmen, we do not accept your surrender. You surrender only to the enemy. If you’re Vichy, fight us. If you’re Frenchmen, join us.
    Samuel Fuller, U.S. screenwriter. American commander (uncredited)

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    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)

    This declared indifference, but as I must think, covert real zeal for the spread of slavery, I can not but hate. I hate it because of the monstrous injustice of slavery itself. I hate it because it deprives our republican example of its just influence in the world ... and especially because it forces so many really good men amongst ourselves into an open war with the very fundamental principles of civil liberty.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)